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LOCAL ELECTION NOMINATION PROCESS

Are you considering standing for election to Brading Town Council in May?


Clare Shand, Returning Officer of the Isle of Wight Council is organising two meetings for candidates and their agents via MS Teams. The first, an introductory session aimed at those thinking of standing and will include: the election timetable; eligibility to stand; the nomination process; proper management of election campaigns; expenses and the roles and responsibilities of becoming a councillor and an overview of the council and its key priorities. This will be held on Monday 15 March at 18:00 and you can Click here to join the meeting.


The second session will be for nominated candidates and their agents, and will include: How the council works and its decision making processes; the code of conduct and register of financial interest; Details of election day and the count process as well as what happens after the result is announced; political proportionality and the Annual Council Meeting. This will be held on Monday 12 April.


The Local Government Association is also hosting a free webinar for candidates and their agents on Friday 12 March. Further details of this event can be found by clicking this link

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