Elections Management

Parish and Town Council Vacancies

Details of all known Parish and Town Council Vacancies will be posted here as and when the Proper Officer is notified of them. Updates to original postings will be added below the original post, and details will be removed after six months.

Nettlestone and Seaview Parish Council

20th May 2021 : A vacancy has occurred on Nettlestone and Seaview Parish Council. The last date for ten local government electors for the Parish to give Notice in writing that they wish the vacancy to be filled by means of an election is Thursday 10th June 2021. If the required number of requests are not received then the Parish Council will proceed to fill the vacancy by means of co-option.

15th June 2021: The Proper Officer has received the required number of requests for the vacancy to be filled by means of an election. Nominations open on Thursday 17th June and close at 4:00pm on Friday 25th June 2021.

Wroxall Parish Council

21st May 2021: A vacancy has occurred on Wroxall Parish Council. The last date for ten local government electors for the Parish to give Notice in writing that they wish the vacancy to be filled by means of an election is Friday 11th June 2021. If the required number of requests are not received then the Parish Council will proceed to fill the vacancy by means of co-option.

14th June 2021: The Proper Officer did not receive sufficient requests for a by-election to be held, so the Parish Council will fill the vacancy by co-option.

St Helens Parish Council

26th May 2021:Three vacancies have occurred on St Helens Parish Council. The last date for ten local government electors for the Parish to give Notice in writing that they wish the vacancies to be filled by means of an election is Tuesday 15th June 2021. If the required number of requests are not received then the Parish Council will proceed to fill the vacancy by means of co-option.

15th June 2021: The Proper Officer has received the required number of requests for the vacancies to be filled by means of an election. Nominations open on Thursday 17th June and close at 4:00pm on Friday 25th June 2021.

14th July: The Returning Officer only received two nominations for the three vacancies on St Helens Parish Council, so a further election will be held to fill the remaining seat. Nominations open on 28th July, and close at 4:00pm on Thursday 5th August 2021.

Newport and Carisbrooke Community Council

26th May 2021: A vacancy has occurred in the Carisbrooke and Gunville Ward of Newport and Carisbrooke Community Council. The last date for ten local government electors for the Ward to give Notice in writing that they wish the vacancy to be filled by means of an election is Monday 14th June 2021. If the required number of requests are not received then the Community Council will proceed to fill the vacancy by means of co-option.

24th June 2021: The Proper Officer has received the required number of requests for the vacancy to be filled by means of an election. Nominations open on Thursday 1st July and close at 4:00pm on Friday 9th July 2021.

Lake Parish Council

27th May 2021: A vacancy has occurred in the Lake North Ward of Lake Parish Council. The last date for ten local government electors for the Ward to give Notice in writing that they wish the vacancy to be filled by means of an election is Thursday 17th June 2021. If the required number of requests are not received then the Parish Council will proceed to fill the vacancy by means of co-option.

18th June 2021: The Proper Officer did not receive sufficient requests for a by-election to be held, so the Parish Council will fill the vacancy by co-option.

Chale Parish Council

21st June 2021 : A vacancy has occurred on Chale Parish Council. The last date for ten local government electors for the Parish to give Notice in writing that they wish the vacancy to be filled by means of an election is Monday 12th July 2021. If the required number of requests are not received then the Parish Council will proceed to fill the vacancy by means of co-option.

13th July 2021: The Proper Officer did not receive sufficient requests for a by-election to be held, so the Parish Council will fill the vacancy by co-option.

Brading Town Council

19th August 2021: A vacancy has occurred on Brading Town Council. The last date for ten local government electors for the Parish to give Notice in writing that they wish the vacancy to be filled by means of an election is Thursday 9th September 2021. If the required number of requests are not received then the Town Council will proceed to fill the vacancy by means of co-option.

10th September 2021: The Proper Officer did not receive sufficient requests for a by-election to be held, so the Town Council will fill the vacancy by co-option.

Bembridge Parish Council

17th September 2021: A vacancy has occurred in the North Ward of Bembridge Parish Council. The last date for ten local government electors for the Ward to give Notice in writing that they wish the vacancy to be filled by means of an election is Thursday 7th October 2021. If the required number of requests are not received then the Parish Council will proceed to fill the vacancy by means of co-option.

17th September 2021: A vacancy has occurred in the South Ward of Bembridge Parish Council. The last date for ten local government electors for the Ward to give Notice in writing that they wish the vacancy to be filled by means of an election is Thursday 7th October 2021. If the required number of requests are not received then the Parish Council will proceed to fill the vacancy by means of co-option.