Elections and casual vacancies

Casual Vacancies

Following the resignation of Fred Hawkins and Jon Cooke, the Town Council now has two vacancy for the role of Town Councillor.  Please see below for the criteria for this role and speak to the Town Clerk if you would like to be considered.  


 

Town Council Elections - 4th May 2023

 Notice of Election for Town/Parish Councillor - Kington Town Council

Result of uncontested election - Kington Town Council

As the number of elected town councillors is less than the number of vacancies for Town Councillor, there will be no poll on 4th May.   There remains three vacancies and the Town Council can co-opt to fill those vacancies.  If you would be interested in putting yourself forward for co-option to fill this important role, please contact the Town Council as soon as possible on 07483914485 or email clerk@kingtontowncouncil.gov.uk.  Co-options are likely to take place on May 15th at the Town Council Annual Meeting which will commence at 6.00pm on Monday 15th May at the Old Police Station, Market Hall Street, Kington.   

 

 

 

 

Herefordshire Council Elections 2023 - Kington Ward

 Notice of Election for Ward Councillor - Herefordshire Council

Statement of Persons Nominated - Ward Councillor, Herefordshire Council 

 

 

 

On May 4th 2023, elections will be held for all Town and Parish Councils in Herefordshire.  There will be a total of 15 vacancies for the role of Town Councillor for Kington Town Council.  As noted above, as fewer than 15 candidates have presented nomination forms for the role of Town Councillor, there will be no public vote and all candidates will be deemed to be automatically elected to the Town Council.   Below are details of the eligibility criteria to be considered as a Councillor for Kington Town Council. 

 Eligibility Criteria

To stand for election you must:

 ·       be at least 18 years old

    be a British citizen, an eligible Commonwealth citizen or a citizen of any member state of the European Union, and

    meet at least one of the following four qualifications:

a.          You are, and will continue to be, registered as a local government elector for the parish in which you wish to stand from the day of your nomination onwards.

b.          You have occupied as owner or tenant any land or other premises in the parish area during the whole of the 12 months before the day of your nomination and the day of election.

c.           Your main or only place of work during the 12 months prior to the day of your nomination and the day of election has been in the parish area.

d.           You have lived in the parish area or within three miles of it during the whole of the 12 months before the day of your nomination and the day of election.

 


 



 

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