General Election called – Wednesday 22 May 2024

On Wednesday 22 May 2024 the Prime Minister Rishi Sunak announced that the next General Election will be held on Thursday 4 July 2024.

Parliament will be dissolved on Thursday 30 May 2024 and the Parliamentary Writ delivered to the Town Hall on Friday 31 May 2024.

The Notice of Election will be published by the Acting Returning Officer on the same day and this marks the commencement of the formal timetable.

The official timetable is attached and this web site will be updated as the timetable progresses.

For more information on the election visit the Electoral Commission website. 

For information relating to standing as a candidate visit the Guidance for Candidates and Agents page.