Notice of Election - Saddleworth Parish - Dobcross Ward

5th of October, 2023

  1. Nomination papers for the Parish Election may be obtained from the Clerk to Parish Council or Room 222 Civic Centre, West Street, Oldham, OL1 1UL from the Returning Officer

  2. Nomination papers must be delivered to the Returning Officer, Room 222 Civic Centre, West Street, Oldham, OL1 1UL on any day after the date of this notice but no later than 4 pm on Friday, 13th October 2023

  3. If any election is contested the poll will take place on Thursday, 9th November 2023

  4. Applications to register to vote must reach the Electoral Registration Officer by 12 midnight on Tuesday 24 October 2023. Applications can be made online: https://www.gov.uk/register-to-vote

  5. Applications, amendments or cancellations of postal votes and amendments or cancellations of proxy votes must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Room 222 Civic Centre, West Street, Oldham, OL1 1UL by 5 pm on Wednesday 25th October 2023.

  6. New applications to vote by proxy at this election must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Room 222 Civic Centre, West Street, Oldham, OL1 1UL by 5 pm on Wednesday, 1st November 2023

  7. Applications for a Voter Authority Certificate or an Anonymous Elector’s Document valid for this election must reach the Electoral Registration Officer by 5pm, Wednesday 1 November 2023. Applications can be made online: https://www.gov.uk/apply-for-photo-id-voter-authority-certificate

  8. Applications to vote by emergency proxy at this election on grounds of physical incapacity or for work/service reasons must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Room 222 Civic Centre, West Street, Oldham, OL1 1UL by 5 pm on Thursday, 9th November 2023.  The physical incapacity must have occurred after 5 pm on Wednesday, 1st November 2023.  To apply on the grounds of work/service, the person must have become aware that they cannot go to the polling station in person after 5 pm on Wednesday, 1st November 2023