Parish Council Elections 2020

ELECTIONS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED - they will be held in 2021

The Returning Officer will be holding a Candidates’ and Clerks’ briefing for the Parish Council elections, details of which are listed below.


·         5:30pm, Tuesday 17 March 2020 – The Council Chamber, Civic Offices, London Road, Basingstoke RG21 4AH

o   This session will cover the nomination period, the role of candidates, the campaign and expenses. It will also cover access to the electoral register and the security of data.


It is important that clerks and as many candidates as possible attend the session. If you cannot attend, please feel free to send a representative in your place. It is important that note that even though elections in your parish may not have been contested in the past, it is still vital that at least one representative is in attendance.


Please contact the Electoral Services Team by Friday 13 March 2020, or call 01256 845467 to confirm your attendance.


The dates and times for these sessions will also be published on our website. Please feel free to publish the session on your parish council’s website.