Vacancy on Sunningdale Parish Council – nominations open 2nd January 2014|
Local people are encouraged to put forward their names as potential candidates in the Sunningdale Parish Council by-election on Thursday 6 February 2014 | Nominations are invited from Thursday 2nd January to 12noon on Friday 10th January 2014.
Cllr David Burbage, council leader, said the Royal Borough is keen to encourage more participation in local democracy – and becoming a parish councillor is getting involved right at the grass roots.
He added: “The Big Society is all about empowering residents and getting them involved in decision-making right at the heart of the local community.
Cllr Christine Bateson, cabinet member for community partnerships and local planning, “Parish councillors can come from all backgrounds and walks of life and their different experiences and expertise contribute to councils that are truly representative of the people they serve.”
Nomination packs and candidate guidance for anyone wishing to run for election are available from the Royal Borough’s elections office during normal office hours or can be downloaded from the Electoral Commission’s website at www.electoralcommission.org.uk/i-am-a/candidate-or-agent/parish-and-community-council-elections-in-england-and-wales
For more information about submitting a candidate application contact Wendy Allum, elections administrator, on 01628 685717 or email
As the period of the annual canvass is still open, the electoral registration officer urges all residents of Sunningdale to return their Register of Electors Audit 2013 forms by Monday 20th January 2014 to ensure they are entitled to vote in the by-election.
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Winkfield Parish Council is a CIVIL parish , covering North Ascot, Cranbourne, Maidens Green, Winkfield Row, Chavey Down, Martins Heron and Forest Park.