Electoral Commission confirms that Wirral Council used wrong legislation in candidates’ consent to nomination that was nearly 4 years out of date!

Electoral Commission confirms that Wirral Council used wrong legislation in candidates’ consent to nomination that was nearly 4 years out of date!

Electoral Commission confirms that Wirral Council used wrong legislation in candidates’ consent to nomination that was nearly 4 years out of date!

                                 

Returning Officer for Wirral Council Eric Robinson 25th March 2019
Returning Officer for Wirral Council Eric Robinson 25th March 2019

The Electoral Commission have confirmed today that Wirral Council issued all candidates in the twenty-two elections of a councillor to Wirral Council nomination papers that contained a flaw.

In a statement provided today The Electoral Commission wrote, “We will update the forms with the additional relevant extracts of the legislation to reflect the amendment the next time we revise them.
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What’s in the candidate’s consent to nomination for the Labour candidates for the election of a councillor to Liverpool City Council in 2019 for Allerton and Hunts Cross, Belle Vale and Old Swan wards?

What’s in the candidate’s consent to nomination for the Labour candidates for the election of a councillor to Liverpool City Council in 2019 for Allerton and Hunts Cross, Belle Vale and Old Swan wards?

What’s in the candidate’s consent to nomination for the Labour candidates for the election of a councillor to Liverpool City Council in 2019 for Allerton and Hunts Cross, Belle Vale and Old Swan wards?

                                      

Below are three completed candidate’s consent to nomination for the Liverpool City Council elections in 2019.
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What’s in the nomination papers for the Conservative and Labour candidates in Wallasey and the nomination papers for the Conservative and Labour candidates in West Kirby and Thurstaston?

What’s in the nomination papers for the Conservative and Labour candidates in Wallasey and the nomination papers for the Conservative and Labour candidates in West Kirby and Thurstaston?

What’s in the nomination papers for the Conservative and Labour candidates in Wallasey and the nomination papers for the Conservative and Labour candidates in West Kirby and Thurstaston?

                                            

Returning Officer for Wirral Council Eric Robinson 25th March 2019
Returning Officer for Wirral Council Eric Robinson 25th March 2019

Pictured above is Wirral Council’s Returning Officer Eric Robinson. The Returning Officer does have the legal power to determine a nomination paper is invalid (which has the effect of disqualifying a candidate) if either:

(a) the particulars of the candidate or the persons subscribing the paper are not as required by law; or
(b) that the paper is not subscribed as so required.
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What’s in the nomination papers for the Labour candidate in Seacombe and the nomination papers for the Conservative and Labour candidates in Upton?

What’s in the nomination papers for the Labour candidate in Seacombe and the nomination papers for the Conservative and Labour candidates in Upton?

What’s in the nomination papers for the Labour candidate in Seacombe and the nomination papers for the Conservative and Labour candidates in Upton?

                                            

Returning Officer for Wirral Council Eric Robinson 25th March 2019
Returning Officer for Wirral Council Eric Robinson 25th March 2019
Returning Officer for Wirral Council Eric Robinson 25th March 2019
Returning Officer for Wirral Council Eric Robinson 25th March 2019

Pictured above is Wirral Council’s Returning Officer Eric Robinson. The Returning Officer does have the legal power to determine a nomination paper is invalid (which has the effect of disqualifying a candidate) if either:

(a) the particulars of the candidate or the persons subscribing the paper are not as required by law; or
(b) that the paper is not subscribed as so required.
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What’s in the nomination papers for the Green and Labour candidates in Prenton and the nomination papers for the Independent and Labour candidates in Rock Ferry?

What’s in the nomination papers for the Green and Labour candidates in Prenton and the nomination papers for the Independent and Labour candidates in Rock Ferry?

What’s in the nomination papers for the Green and Labour candidates in Prenton and the nomination papers for the Independent and Labour candidates in Rock Ferry?

                                            

Returning Officer for Wirral Council Eric Robinson 25th March 2019
Returning Officer for Wirral Council Eric Robinson 25th March 2019
Returning Officer for Wirral Council Eric Robinson 25th March 2019
Returning Officer for Wirral Council Eric Robinson 25th March 2019

Pictured above is Wirral Council’s Returning Officer Eric Robinson. The Returning Officer does have the legal power to determine a nomination paper is invalid (which has the effect of disqualifying a candidate) if either:

(a) the particulars of the candidate or the persons subscribing the paper are not as required by law; or
(b) that the paper is not subscribed as so required.
Continue reading “What’s in the nomination papers for the Green and Labour candidates in Prenton and the nomination papers for the Independent and Labour candidates in Rock Ferry?”