Prospective candidates invited to elections briefing

Prospective candidates looking to stand in this year's local and parish elections are invited to attend a briefing session in the Council Chamber at the Peterborough Town Hall on Monday 12 March 2018 at 6.30pm.

Peterborough City Council's Chief Executive Gillian Beasley, who is also the council's Returning Officer, will be holding a briefing session for all prospective candidates and their agents to discuss election processes.

An overview will also be given on the nomination process and election timetable, postal voting procedures, the counting process and electoral integrity issues.

For more information about the election briefing session please call Mark Emson, Electoral Manager on (01733) 452282, or email mark.emson@peterborough.gov.uk by 5pm on Friday 9 March 2018.

A total of 18 seats on Peterborough City Council will be contested on Thursday 3 May 2018 in the following wards: Bretton, Central, Dogsthorpe, East, Eye, Thorney and Newborough, Fletton and Stanground, Fletton and Woodston, Gunthorpe, Hampton Vale, Hargate and Hempsted, North, Orton Longueville, Orton Waterville, Park, Paston and Walton, Ravensthorpe, Stanground South, Werrington.

Parish council elections will also be held in Ailsworth, Castor, Glinton, Marholm, Newborough and Borough Fen, Peakirk, Sutton, Thorney, Thornhaugh, Wansford and Wittering.

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