Prospective candidates in this year’s Peterborough local elections invited to briefing session

Prospective candidates and their agents looking to stand in this year’s local and parish elections in Peterborough are invited to attend a briefing session.

By Stephen Briggs
Tuesday, 1st March 2022, 3:47 pm

The event will take place at Sand Martin House on Monday March 14 at 6pm.

Peterborough City Council’s Chief Executive Matthew Gladstone, who is also the council’s Returning Officer, will be holding the session for all prospective candidates and their agents to discuss election processes.

An overview will also be given on the nomination process, election timetable, postal voting procedures, the counting process and electoral integrity issues.

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Elections will take place later this year

For more information about the briefing session please call Mark Emson, electoral manager, on (01733) 452282, or email [email protected]

A total of 18 seats on Peterborough City Council will be contested on Thursday 5 May 2022 in the following wards: Bretton, Central, Dogsthorpe, East, Eye, Thorney & Newborough, Fletton & Stanground, Fletton & Woodston, Gunthorpe, Hampton Vale, Hargate & Hempsted, North, Orton Longueville, Orton Waterville, Park, Paston & Walton, Ravensthorpe, Stanground South and Werrington.

Parish council elections will also be held in Ailsworth, Castor, Glinton, Marholm, Newborough & Borough Fen, Peakirk, Sutton, Thorney, Thornhaugh, Wansford and Wittering.