Notice of election

ELECTION OF A POLICE AND CRIME COMMISSIONER

for the Lancashire Police Area

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT:

1. An Election is to be held for a Police and Crime Commissioner for the Lancashire Police Area.

2. Nomination papers must be delivered to the POLICE AREA RETURNING OFFICER at ELECTIONS OFFICE, TOWN HALL, KING WILLIAM STREET, BLACKBURN, BB1 7DY during the hours of 10.00am and 4.00pm, on any day (excluding Saturday and Sunday) after the date of this notice, but not later than 4pm on Thursday 7 April 2016.

3. Forms of nomination papers may be obtained from the Police Area Returning Officer at the above address, who will, at the request of any elector for the Police Area, prepare for signing a nomination paper.

4. The payment of the required deposit of £5000 may be made either by means of any legal tender or banker’s draft.

5. If the election is contested, the poll will take place on THURSDAY, 5TH MAY 2016.

6. The timetable for registration and absent voting is as follows:

Timetable
 Last day for applications to be included in the electoral register   Monday 18 April 
 Last day for new applications to vote by post or to change existing absent vote details 5.00pm  Tuesday 19 April
 Last day for new applications to vote by proxy  5.00pm Tuesday 26 April
 Last day for applications to vote by emergency proxy at this election on grounds of physical incapacity or for work/service reasons The physical incapacity must have occurred after 5 pm on Tuesday, 26th April 2016. 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 Tuesday, 26 April 2016  5.00pm Thursday 5 May

 

Applications should be sent to the Council where an elector is registered to vote. Address details below.

Electoral council
 CouncilAddress
Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council Electoral Registration Officer, Town Hall, King William Street, Blackburn, BB1 7DY.
Blackpool Council Electoral Registration Officer, Blackpool Council, Town Hall, Blackpool, FY1 9SD.
Burnley Borough Council Electoral Registration Officer, Town Hall, Manchester Road, Burnley, BB11 9SA.
Chorley Borough Council Electoral Registration Officer, Town Hall, Market Street, Chorley, PR7 1DP.
Fylde Borough Council Electoral Registration Officer, Town Hall, Lytham St. Annes, FY8 1LW.
Hyndburn Borough Council Electoral Registration Officer, Scaitcliffe House, Ormerod Street, Accrington, BB5 0PF.
Lancaster City Council Electoral Registration Officer, Town Hall, Dalton Square, Lancaster, LA1 1PJ.
Pendle Borough Council Electoral Registration Officer, Town Hall, Market Street, Nelson, BB9 7LG.
Preston City Council Electoral Registration Officer, Town Hall, Lancaster Road, Preston, PR1 2RL.
Ribble Valley Borough Council Electoral Registration Officer, Council Offices, Church Walk, Clitheroe, BB7 2RA.
Rossendale Borough Council Electoral Registration Officer, Futures Park, Newchurch Road, Bacup, OL13 0BB.
South Ribble Borough Council Electoral Registration Officer, Civic Centre, West Paddock, Leyland, PR25 1DH.
West Lancashire Borough Council Electoral Registration Officer, 52 Derby Street, Ormskirk, L39 2DF.
Wyre Borough Council Electoral Registration Officer, Civic Centre, Breck Road, Poulton-le-Fylde, FY6 7PU.

Dated: Thursday 24 March 2016

Harry Catherall
Police Area Returning Officer

Printed and published by the Police Area Returning Officer, Town Hall, King William Street, Blackburn, BB1 7DY