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Prospective election candidates and agents invited to briefing

26 February 2024

Prospective candidates and their agents looking to stand in this year's local and parish elections are invited to attend a briefing session at Peterborough Town Hall on Tuesday 12 March at 6pm.

Peterborough City Council's Chief Executive Matthew Gladstone, 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, election timetable, postal voting procedures, the counting process and electoral integrity issues.

The legislative changes that require electors to provide photographic identification at the polling station before they can be issued with a ballot paper will also be discussed.

For more information about the briefing session please call Mark Emson, electoral manager, on (01733) 452282, or email

A total of 22 seats on Peterborough City Council will be contested on Thursday 2 May 2024 in the following wards: Barnack; Bretton; Central; Dogsthorpe; East; Eye, Thorney & Newborough; Fletton & Stanground; Fletton & Woodston; Glinton & Castor; Gunthorpe; Hampton Vale; Hargate & Hempsted; North; Orton Longueville; Orton Waterville; Park; Paston & Walton; Ravensthorpe; Stanground South; Werrington; West; and Wittering.

Parish council elections will also be held in Bainton & Ashton; Barnack; Hampton Hargate & Vale; Helpston; Orton Longueville; Orton Waterville; Southorpe; Ufford; and Wothorpe & St Martin’s Without.

Further information along with links to nomination packs can be found here.