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 was in an election observer report covering both an inspection and a polling station visit in the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral in May 2021?

What was in an election observer report covering both an inspection and a polling station visit in the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral in May 2021?

What was in an election observer report covering both an inspection and a polling station visit in the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral in May 2021?

                                       

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

First publication date: Monday 10th May 2021, 8:10 (BST).

Wirral Tennis and Sports Centre entrance (Bidston, Wirral) 5th May 2021
Wirral Tennis and Sports Centre entrance (Bidston, Wirral) 5th May 2021

Executive Summary

This is a report of John Brace who was an accredited election observer (accredited by the Electoral Commission as an individual but independent of the Electoral Commission) number 11,058. Accreditation was for the period 29th April 2021 to 14th May 2021.
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Councillors on Wirral Council’s Employment and Appointments Committee agreed to Chief Executive Eric Robinson serving shorter notice period and leaving in mid-July 2019

Councillors on Wirral Council’s Employment and Appointments Committee agreed to Chief Executive Eric Robinson serving shorter notice period and leaving in mid-July 2019

Councillors on Wirral Council’s Employment and Appointments Committee agreed to Chief Executive Eric Robinson serving shorter notice period and leaving in mid-July 2019

                                                 

Returning Officer for Wirral Council Eric Robinson 25th March 2019
Chief Executive for Wirral Council Eric Robinson who has recently resigned (25th March 2019)

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Employment and Appointments Committee (Wirral Council) 12th June 2019 Part 1 of 3 Appointment of Chair and Vice-Chair, Declarations of Interest, Appointment of Head of Paid Service

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Who are the 61 candidates standing in the election of 8 Members of the European Parliament in 2019 in the North West England region?

Who are the 61 candidates standing in the election of 8 Members of the European Parliament in 2019 in the North West England region?

Who are the 61 candidates standing in the election of 8 Members of the European Parliament in 2019 in the North West England region?

                                       

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

ED – Updated 22.5.19 to include response from Wirral Council.

ED – Updated 22.5.19 to include response from Manchester City Council and further second response from Wirral Council.

23rd May 2019 was polling day in the European Parliamentary Elections. On the Wirral people voted in the North-West England area.

Eight Members of the European Parliament will be elected for the North-West England region and the voting system is the D’Hondt system (a type of proportional representation).

The Regional Returning Officer is Joanne Roney OBE, Regional Returning Officer for the North West, Town Hall Extension, Manchester, M60 2LA. For the Wirral area the (Local) Returning Officer is Eric Robinson, Wallasey Town Hall, Brighton Street, Seacombe, CH44 8ED.
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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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