LOCAL GOVERNMENT ELECTIONS 2017
Local councillors represent the interests of their communities and the well-being of the residents in their town or parish, safeguarding local services and assets which are important to them.
Reductions in government funding at national and local level is placing at risk those services and facilities such as open spaces, sports facilities and libraries. The increasing financial pressure on Shropshire Council means they are less able to provide services that are important to you. One of the ways in which you can make a difference helping to shape the future of your local community and protect these services is by becoming a member of your local council.
If you are 18 or over, a citizen of the United Kingdom, The European Community or the Commonwealth, you are an elector in, work in, live in or live within three miles of the parish of Loppington you are eligible to stand for election to your Parish Council.
(subject to any ‘disqualification’ criteria)
Town and Parish Council Elections
took place on
4th May 2017
See Town and Parish Results here
In the event that insufficient candidates are validly nominated and duly elected to fill all vacancies, Loppington Parish Council will exercise its powers of co-option under s21 Representation of the People Act 1985
Guidance for Parish Council candidates
The Electoral Commission website contains useful information for candidates and their agents.
Part 1 will help you to decide if you are an eligible candidate
” What’s it all about? ” Election Materials and Guides
Unitary Council Elections – Shropshire Council
4th May 2017
For information regarding unitary elections please contact Shropshire Council elections team, e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone on 0345 678 9015
Notice of Election – Unitary
Loppington Parish is in The Meres Division
See Unitary Results here
Guidance for Unitary Council candidates