Notice of Election - Election of Parish Councillors

Notice of Election

Blackburn with Darwen Election of Parish Councillors for the Parish Wards listed below:

Parish Wards and number of Parish Councillors to be elected
Parish Wards Number of Parish Councillors to be elected
Darwen East Four
Darwen South Four
Darwen South Rural One
Darwen West Four
Livesey Eight
North Turton - Belmont Two
North Turton - Chapeltown Two
North Turton - Edgworth Three
Pleasington Five
Tockholes Five
  1. Forms of nomination for Parish Elections may be obtained from Clerks to Parish Councils or Town Hall, King William Street, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 7DY from the Returning Officer who will, at the request of an elector for any electoral area prepare a nomination paper for signature.
  2. Nomination papers must be delivered to the Returning Officer, Town Hall, King William Street, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 7DY on any day after the date of this notice but no later than 4 pm on Thursday, 8th April 2021.
  3. If any election is contested the poll will take place on Thursday, 6th May 2021.
  4. Applications to register to vote must reach the Electoral Registration Officer by 12 midnight on Monday 19 April 2021. Applications can be made online: 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 Town Hall, King William Street, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 7DY by 5 pm on Tuesday, 20th April 2021.
  6. New applications to vote by proxy at this election must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Town Hall, King William Street, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 7DY by 5 pm on Tuesday, 27th April 2021.
  7. 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 Town Hall, King William Street, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 7DY by 5 pm on Thursday, 6th May 2021. The physical incapacity must have occurred after 5 pm on Tuesday, 27th April 2021. 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 Tuesday, 27th April 2021


Dated Friday 26 March 2021

Denise Park
Returning Officer

Printed and published by the Returning Officer ,Town Hall, King William Street, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 7DY,