North East Lincolnshire Council

Prospective Candidate Briefing Sessions – North East Lincolnshire Council and Town/Parish Council Elections on 2 May 2019

In preparation for the elections on Thursday 2 May 2019, North East Lincolnshire Council is holding two briefing sessions for prospective candidates who are considering standing for election, as well as their election agents (if appropriate).

The briefing sessions will be held as follows:-

  • North East Lincolnshire Council candidates – Wednesday 6 March 2019 at 6.00pm at Grimsby Town Hall.
  • Town and Parish Council candidates – Thursday 7 March 2019 at 6pm at Grimsby Town Hall.

The briefing sessions will cover the following points:

  • election timetable
  • qualifications
  • disqualifications
  • nominations
  • agents
  • postal votes
  • polling day
  • counting of votes
  • candidates expenses

Nomination packs will be made available at each briefing session and there will also be an opportunity to ask questions.

If you are thinking of standing as a candidate, particularly if you are new to the nomination and elections process, you are strongly urged to attend the above briefing session which will last for approximately one hour.

If you have any queries, please contact or ring 01472 323737/324118.

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