PARISH COUNCIL ELECTIONS

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN BECOMING A COUNCILLOR FOR LINTON ON OUSE?

If you think you might be interested in supporting your community by becoming a Councillor please contact the Parish Council Clerk at lintonparishcouncil@outlook.com.

CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF NOMINATION PAPERS: 4PM, 3RD APRIL

ELECTION DATE: 2ND MAY (FOR ANY CONTESTED SEATS)

Two casual vacancy seats are available.

Linton Parish Council meet in the Village Hall generally on the second Tuesday of each month for a Full Council meeting. The District and County Councillors attend the meetings when possible.

  • Application forms are available to complete and submit directly to Hambleton District Council before 3rd April 2019 – you will need a proposer and seconder for your application.
  • All of your details will be published by HDC and will be in the public domain.
  • To qualify as a candidate a person must, on both the day of nomination and the day of the election, be 18 years of age and a British or Commonwealth citizen, or a citizen of the Republic of Ireland, or a citizen of another Member State of the European Union.
  • In addition, the candidate must also meet at least one of the following four qualifications, again both on the day they are nominated and on polling day:
    (a) be registered as a local government elector within the parish; or
    (b) have occupied as owner or tenant any land or other premises during the previous
    twelve months within the parish; or
    (c) his/her principal or only place of work during the previous twelve months has been in
    the area of the parish1; or
    (d) have resided within the parish or within 4.8 kilometres (three miles) thereof during the previous twelve months.

For information about becoming a Councillor please download the information booklet via Hambleton’s website: https://www.hambleton.gov.uk/downloads/file/4536/becoming_a_parish_councillor_2019