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Hesketh-with-Becconsall by-election

At the election held on 19 July, the Conservative candidate Joan Witter was elected to represent Hesketh-with-Becconsall ward.  To view the full result notice Notice of Result (PDF 16KB)

Information for candidates

Nomination period

Nomination papers can be delivered to the Returning Officer on any working days between Friday 15 June and Friday 22 June 2018 between the hours of 9.30am and 4.00pm.

Please contact the office on 01695 585014 or via elections.office@westlancs.gov.uk if you would like us to send you a copy of the nomination papers.  Alternatively you can download a copy from the Electoral Commission, www.electoralcommission.org.uk

As a candidate you are entitled to request a copy of the electoral register to assist with your nomination.  Please contact the office on 01695 585014 or elections.office@westlancs.gov.uk for further information.

Postal vote delivery

Postal votes are expected to be despatched on Friday 6 July.  They are despatched using Royal Mail First Class service and may be delivered as early as 7 July.


The count will take place at the close of poll on 19 July at the All Saints Church Hall, Hesketh Bank.

Information for voters

Poll cards will be delivered around the 25 June.  You do not need to bring your poll card to the polling station.

Deadline to register to vote: midnight 3 July 2018, www.gov.uk/registertovote

Deadline to apply for a postal vote: your application form must reach our office by 5pm 4 July 2018

Deadline to apply for a proxy vote: your application form must reach our office by 5pm on 11 July 2018

For details about emergency proxy votes please contact the office on 01695 585 014 or elections.office@westlancs.gov.uk 

Postal votes will be delivered around Monday 9 July

This page will be updated regularly.

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Tel: 01695 585014 or 585018

Fax: 01695 585050

Elections office
West Lancashire Borough Council
52 Derby Street
West Lancashire
L39 2DF