West ward by-election called for next month

A by-election to fill the vacant seat in West ward will be held on Thursday 29 October 2015.

The seat has been vacant since the resignation of Councillor Nick Arculus in April.

The by-election has been called after a petition from local electors was received by the Returning Officer for the city council, Gillian Beasley.

An official notice of election will be published on Thursday 24 September 2015. Nominations will open the following day from 10am and will run until 4pm on Friday 2 October

A Statement of Persons Nominated will be published after this period.

Ward residents must be on the electoral register in order to vote. To ensure they get to vote in the by-election they must be registered by Tuesday 13 October. To register go to www.register-to-vote.gov.uk, you must have your date of birth and national insurance number available.

People wishing to vote by post must apply by 5pm on Wednesday 14 October.
For further information, please contact the electoral services team on 01733 452277 or email electoralservices@peterborough.gov.uk  

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