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NOTICE OF ELECTION

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NOTICE OF ELECTION

Parliamentary Election for

SKIPTON AND RIPON CONSTITUENCY

1. An Election is to be held of One Member of Parliament for Skipton and Ripon constituency.

2. Forms of nomination for the Parliamentary Election may be obtained at 1 Belle Vue Square, Broughton Road, Skipton, BD23 1FJ from the Acting Returning Officer who will, at the request of an elector for any electoral area prepare a nomination paper for signature.

3. Nomination papers must be delivered to the Acting Returning Officer, 1 Belle Vue Square, Broughton Road, Skipton, BD23 1FJ on any working day after the date of this notice between the hours of 10 am and 4 pm but no later than 4 pm on Thursday, 14th November 2019.

4. The required deposit may be made either by the deposit of any legal tender, by means of a banker’s draft or, with the Acting Returning Officer’s consent, in any other manner (including by debit or credit card or the electronic transfer of funds)

5. If any election is contested the poll will take place on Thursday, 12th December 2019.

6. Applications, amendments or cancellations of postal votes and amendments or cancellations of proxy votes must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at 1 Belle Vue Square, Broughton Road, Skipton, BD23 1FJ by 5 pm on Tuesday, 26th November 2019.

7. New applications to vote by proxy at this election must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at 1 Belle Vue Square, Broughton Road, Skipton, BD23 1FJ by 5 pm on Wednesday, 4th December 2019.

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 1 Belle Vue Square, Broughton Road, Skipton, BD23 1FJ by 5 pm on Thursday, 12th December 2019. The physical incapacity must have occurred after 5 pm on Wednesday, 4th December 2019. 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, 4th December 2019.

 

Dated Friday 8 November 2019 Paul Shevlin Acting Returning Officer