Vacancies to Election

Published: 05 January 2021

10 electors have written in to request an election - this is likely to be held on 6 May 2021 (but will depend on the situation with the virus)

 The cost of this will be bourn by the Sherburn in Elmet parishioners

 If you have any queries about standing for the election - please contact the staff of the parish council as they are neutral members with no political agenda (under contact us)

Criteria for standing for election is as follows:-

DECLARATION OF QUALIFICATION TO BE PARISH COUNCILLOR (Local Government Act 1972, Section 79)

Please confirm which of the following qualifications apply

On the date of election/co-option s/he was, and continues to be, a local government elector within the area of the Parish Council

Has, during the whole of the 12-months preceding the date of election/co-option occupied as owner or tenant any land or other premises within the area of the Parish Council

During the whole of the 12-months preceding the date of  election/co-option her/his principal, or only, place of work has been within the area of the Parish Council

Has, for the whole of the 12-month preceding the date of  election/co-option resided in the area of the Parish Council

Has, for the whole of the 12-months preceding the date of  election/co-option resided in the area of the Parish Council or within 4.8 kilometres of it