Nomination period begins in election of a councillor for Liscard to Wirral Council

Nomination period begins in election of a councillor for Liscard to Wirral Council

Nomination period begins in election of a councillor for Liscard to Wirral Council

                                                    

By John Brace (Editor)
and
Leonora Brace (Co-Editor)

First publication date: Thursday 17th June 2021, 3:46 pm (BST).

Wirral Tennis and Sports Centre entrance (Bidston, Wirral) - where nomination papers have to be delivered to before 4pm on 25th June 2021
Wirral Tennis and Sports Centre entrance (Bidston, Wirral) – where nomination papers have to be delivered to before 4pm on 25th June 2021

Due to the resignation of former Councillor Sarah Spoor (her term of office ended on 7th June 2021), a byelection has been called in Liscard ward (election of one councillor to Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council) to fill the vacant seat.
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What happened on a visit to polling station 3 (Holy Cross Primary School) in polling district AC in Bidston and St James ward?

What happened on a visit to polling station 3 (Holy Cross Primary School) in polling district AC in Bidston and St James ward?

What happened on a visit to polling station 3 (Holy Cross Primary School) in polling district AC in Bidston and St James ward?

                              

polling station 3 Holy Cross Primary School AC Bidston and St James 2nd May 2019 photo 7 of 8
polling station 3 Holy Cross Primary School AC Bidston and St James 2nd May 2019 photo 7 of 8

Today (2nd May 2019) is polling day in twenty-two elections across Wirral of a councillor to Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council.

On polling day polling stations are open between 7 am and 10 pm so people can vote in person. This is a brief report on polling station number 3 for polling district AC in the Bidston and St James ward visited this morning. It is at Holy Cross Primary School in Gautby Road, Bidston, Wirral and is the polling station for the largest polling district in this ward which is for 2,335 electors.
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What’s in the nomination papers for the Conservative and Labour candidates in Leasowe and Moreton East and the nomination papers for the Labour candidate in Liscard?

What’s in the nomination papers for the Conservative and Labour candidates in Leasowe and Moreton East and the nomination papers for the Labour candidate in Liscard?

What’s in the nomination papers for the Conservative and Labour candidates in Leasowe and Moreton East and the nomination papers for the Labour candidate in Liscard?

                                              

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 and Conservative candidates in Bebington?

What’s in the nomination papers for the Labour and Conservative candidates in Bebington?

What’s in the nomination papers for the Labour and Conservative candidates in Bebington?

                                            

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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Who are the 90 candidates standing in an election to be a councillor at Wirral Council in 2019?

Who are the 90 candidates standing in an election to be a councillor at Wirral Council in 2019?

Who are the 90 candidates standing in an election to be a councillor at Wirral Council in 2019?

                                                       

Holy Cross primary school Bidston polling station Bidston St James 4th May 2017 resized
Holy Cross Primary School (polling station Bidston and St James ward) 4th May 2017

Below is a table of the ninety candidates in the election of a councillor across each of the 22 wards. Those living in each ward and who vote will elect one councillor to Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council (making twenty-two in total). Those wards electing a councillor in May 2019 are Bebington, Bidston & St James, Birkenhead & Tranmere, Bromborough, Clatterbridge, Claughton, Eastham, Greasby, Frankby & Irby, Heswall, Hoylake & Meols, Leasowe & Moreton East, Liscard, Moreton West & Saughall Massie, New Brighton, Oxton, Pensby & Thingwall, Prenton, Rock Ferry, Seacombe, Upton, Wallasey and West Kirby & Thurstaston.
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