ELECTIONS MAY 2019

Parish Elections are due to be held on 2nd May 2019, the polling station will be located at the Village Hall, and residents will need to select 7 of the candidates nominated, to be elected.

If you are interested in standing for nomination, please contact the Clerk for details and a nomination form, or visit the West Suffolk Council website https://www.westsuffolk.gov.uk/Council/Voting_and_Elections/current-elections-and-vacancies.cfm.

The eligibility criteria you need to meet is detailed below;

ü  A British Citizen of the Commonwealth or the European Union;

ü  Be 18 years of age or over

ü  During that 12-month period resided in the council area; or

ü  Have during the whole of the 12 months preceding that day occupied as owner or tenant any land or other premises in the council area; or

ü  have during that same period had your principal or only place of work in the council area; or

 

You can also satisfy the criteria to be elected if you have lived in the council area or within 3 miles of it for the

whole of the 12 months preceding the “relevant day”.

 

Can you attend meetings on the evening of First Monday of the Month, would you like to ‘Have Your Say’ and make a difference in your community!