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Lansbury by-election

Announcement

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Notice is hereby given under Section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972 that a casual vacancy exists for the office of Councillor for the Lansbury Ward in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.

Requesting a by-election

A by-election is held when two local government electors within the London Borough of Tower Hamlets give notice in writing to the proper officer of the authority that a by election should take place.

Holding a by-election

On receipt of a request to fill the casual vacancy, the Returning Officer will set a date for an election to be held within 35 working days.Requests for a by-election regarding this casual vacancy should be submitted to the Proper Officer, Town Hall, 6th Floor, Mulberry Place, 5 Clove Crescent, London E14 2BG

Will Tuckley
Returning Officer (Proper Officer)
Town Hall
6th Floor
Mulberry Place
5 Clove Crescent
London
E14 2BG

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  1. Forms of nomination for the borough by-election may be obtained from the Returning Officer at the Town Hall, 7th Floor, Mulberry Place, 5 Clove Crescent, London, E14 2BG who will prepare a nomination paper for signature.
  2. Nomination papers must be delivered to the Returning Officer, Town Hall, 7th Floor, Mulberry Place, 5 Clove Crescent, London, E14 2BG on any day after the date of this notice but no later than 4pm Friday 11 January 2019.
  3. If any election is contested the poll will take place on Thursday 7 February 2019.
  4. Applications to register to vote must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at the Town Hall, 7th Floor, Mulberry Place, 5 Clove Crescent, London, E14 2BG by Tuesday 22 January 2019.
  5. Applications, amendments or cancellations of postal votes must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Town Hall, 7th Floor, Mulberry Place, 5 Clove Crescent, London, E14 2BG by 5pm Wednesday 23 January 2019.
  6. Applications to vote by proxy at this election must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Town Hall, 7th Floor, Mulberry Place, 5 Clove Crescent, London, E14 2BG by 5pm Wednesday 30 January 2019.
  7. Applications to vote by emergency proxy at this election, applied for on grounds of physical incapacity or work reasons occurring after 5pm on Wednesday, 30 January 2019, must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Town Hall, 7th Floor, Mulberry Place, 5 Clove Crescent, London, E14 2BG by 5pm Thursday 7 February 2019.

To apply for an emergency proxy on the grounds of physical incapacity or work reasons, the person must have become aware that they cannot go to the polling station in person after 5pm Wednesday 30 January 2019 and not before.

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Election of a borough Councillor

The following is a statement of the persons nominated for election as a Borough Councillor for Lansbury Ward – Polling Day Thursday 7 February 2019.

View the Statement of persons nominated (pdf)

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Election of a Borough Councillor for the Lansbury Ward of London Borough of Tower Hamlets on Thursday 7 February 2019.

View the Notice of election agents' names and offices.

 

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Find out who the candidates are and where your nearest polling station is for the Lansbury ward by-election.
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View the full declaration of results for the Lansbury ward by-election. 

 

Read the news release announcing the By-election.

Timetable of proceedings

 
DeadlineDate
Publication of Notice of Election  Wednesday 2 January 2019
Receipt of nominations 4pm, Friday 11 January 2019
Withdrawal of candidate 4pm, Friday 11 January 2019
Publication of Notice of Election agents 4pm, Friday 11 January 2019
Publication of Statements of Persons nominated 4pm, Monday 14 January 2019
Last date for registration Tuesday 22 January 2019
Receipt of Postal Vote applications  5pm, Wednesday 23 January 2019
Publication of Notice of Poll  Wednesday 30 January 2019
Receipt of Proxy Vote applications 5pm, Wednesday 30 January 2019
Appointment of Poll and count agents Thursday 31 January 2019 
First day to issue replacement lost postal ballot papers Friday 1 February 2019
Last day to issue replacement spoilt or lost postal ballot papers 5pm, Thursday 7 February 2019
Receipt of Emergency Proxy Vote applications 5pm, Thursday 7 February 2019
Day of Poll 7am to 10pm, Thursday 7 February 2019
Return of Election expenses Thursday 14 March 2019