Information for potential candidates in upcoming local elections

People considering standing as candidates in the forthcoming local elections on Thursday 2 May are invited to attend briefing sessions held by Chesterfield Borough Council.

The sessions for candidates who are planning to stand in elections to Chesterfield Borough Council, Brimington Parish Council or Staveley Town Council and their agents will be held as follows:

  • Thursday 7 March, 6pm at the Town Hall, Rose Hill
  • Tuesday 12 March, 6pm at the Town Hall, Rose Hill.
  • Tuesday 19 March, 6pm at the Speedwell Rooms, Staveley

The sessions are free to attend and are open to potential candidates and their agents.
Huw Bowen, Chesterfield Borough Council’s returning officer, said: “I will be leading the sessions which will focus on standing for election and the nomination process.

“Anyone who is planning to stand in the local elections or to act as a candidate’s agent is welcome to attend.”

Potential candidates should only attend one session.

For further information or to register interest in attending, contact Julie Briggs, Chesterfield Borough Council’s elections manager by emailing elections@chesterfield.gov.uk or calling (01246) 345806.

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