Nominations announced for election of New Bilton ward councillor

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RUGBY Borough Council have announced the nominations for election in the New Bilton ward.

Nominations closed at midday on Friday for the election of a councillor to New Bilton ward, following a recent resignation.

The nominations are as follows:

Steve Birkett, Labour Party

Katie Ferrier, Conservative Party

Roy Harvey, UK Independence Party

Pete Mclaren, Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts

David Merritt, Liberal Democrat

Roy Sandison, Green Party

Patricia Wyatt, Independent

All candidates still have until 12noon on Wednesday 24 October to withdraw.

The election will take place on Thursday 15 November.

The registration deadline for the election is 31 October. The deadline for amendments to existing postal votes or new applications is 5pm on 31 October. The deadline for new proxy votes is 5pm on 7 November.

For further information or advice please contact the elections team at Rugby Borough Council on 01788 533595.