Elections 2017

Elections 2017

Elections 2017

County Council Elections 2017.

Elections to the county council take place every four years and the next one is being held on Thursday 4 May 2017. You need to register to vote and be listed on the electoral register to vote in local, general or European elections or referendums. You need to register by 13 April to be able to vote in the County Council election on 4 May.
The County Council polls are arranged by each of the district and borough councils within the county area.
Further information is also available from the relevant district or borough council, including dates of postal vote opening sessions. Elections 2017. County councils - what they do These are responsible for services across the whole of a county, like:
  • education
  • transport
  • planning
  • fire and public safety
  • social care
  • libraries
  • waste management
  • trading standards

Hustings in West Bridgford – June 1

There will be a hustings meeting for the General Election in West Bridgford on June 1st. You can submit questions to the group -...

Don’t leave it too late to register to vote

Nottinghamshire people are being urged not to leave it too late to register to vote in the General Election. People who are already registered don’t need to...

LibDems would invest £7bn in schools to protect funding per pupil

The Liberal Democrats have announced they will invest nearly £7bn more in schools and colleges over the next parliament. The funding would reverse cuts to...

Boris visits Nottingham transport business

As part of a wider Nottingham tour today (16th May 2017), the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Boris Johnson MP paid...

Count votes on June 8/9th – APPLICATIONS CLOSED

The opportunity now has enough applicants for the selection process to begin. Rushcliffe Borough Council appealed. for people to work as count staff at the General...

County Council: Coalition deal gives Tory majority for Nottinghamshire

The Conservative Party and Mansfield Independent Forum have entered into a coalition to form the majority group at Nottinghamshire County Council. The Conservatives won 31...

Election 2017: Rushcliffe Results

The Conservative Party is now the largest group at Nottinghamshire County Council following elections held on Thursday 4 May 2017, winning 31 of 66 seats. This is...
Elections 2017

Conservatives now largest group on Nottinghamshire County Council – but short of an overall...

All results are now declared, the Conservatives have won 31 seats, fewer than the 34 needed for an overall majority on the 66-seat council. See...

Lib Dem membership in Rushcliffe is up 24% since election

The Liberal Democrats in Rushcliffe have seen a surge in new members over the past two weeks, with membership up 24% since the general...

‘Save our Schools and NHS. Vote Labour’ says Nottingham South Labour Candidate

A vote for the Labour Party on June the 8th, is a vote for safer communities, better education and more organised NHS, the Nottingham...

“I will make sure we see Brexit through”, says Nottingham South UKIP Candidate

UKIP are the only party who are putting democracy back into local government, and will continue to be honest about jobs, education, immigration and...

Vote for a ‘new, fresh politics’ says West Bridgford West Labour Candidate

Residents of West Bridgford West should vote for the Labour Party in order to have a fresh representative who will speak up for every...

Elections 2017: ‘UKIP will hold Tories to proper Brexit’ says candidate

The people of Hucknall West should vote for UKIP to ensure the Tories don’t backslide on Brexit, the party’s candidate has told The Wire. According...

Elections 2017:West Bridgford West Conservative will ‘continue to represent the community’ if re-elected ,...

The people of West Bridgford West should vote for the Conservative Party in order to protect our funding for local community groups, the party’s...

Elections 2017: Stapleford and Broxtowe Central Labour will ‘put health and social care first’...

Residents of Stapleford and Broxtowe Central should vote for the Labour Party in order to protect our local services, the party’s local candidate has...

Jane Hunt re-selected as Conservative candidate for Nottingham South

Jane Hunt, 50, has tonight been re-selected as the Conservative candidate for Nottingham South at the 2017 General Election in June.   She previously contested the...
Elections 2017

Away for the County Council election? Proxy vote application deadline is approaching

Being away for the forthcoming County Council election needn’t stop you having a vote – but you need to act now if you want...

Ken Clarke to stand in General Election

Conservative MP for Broxtowe Anna Soubry has confirmed that Ken Clarke, MP for Rushcliffe, will stand on June 8 in the general election.  He had previously suggested...

Rushcliffe Liberal Democrats will ‘protect the local economy’ says candidate

The people of Rushcliffe should vote for the Liberal Democrats to prevent a hard Brexit and protect the local economy, the party's local candidate...

Election 2017: All 264 candidates for Nottinghamshire County Council

Election 2017: All 264 candidates for Nottinghamshire County Council The 2017 Election is the first County Council election since the last Local Government Boundary...

Theresa May launched Local Election Campaign in Calverton today

The Prime Minister, Theresa May, speaking today in Calverton, Nottinghamshire gave this speech. The Prime Minister said, “It is a great pleasure to be here with...
Rushcliffe Arena

Nottinghamshire nominated candidates confirmed for County Council elections

The Statement of Persons Nominated - a full list of the candidates put forward to contest the County Council elections in May across the...
Elections 2017

County Council Elections: Who are the Rushcliffe candidates?

Candidates for the upcoming County County elections have been announced following the close of nominations. Here are the lists of all candidates.  The deadline for...