Elections Management

Parish and Town Council Vacancies

Details of all known Parish and Town Council Vacancies will be posted here as and when the Proper Officer is notified of them. Updates to original postings will be added below the original post, and details will be removed after six months.

Bembridge Parish Council

7th March 2022: A vacancy has occurred in the Bembridge South Ward of Bembridge Parish Council. The last date for ten local government electors for the Ward to give Notice in writing that they wish the vacancy to be filled by means of an election is Friday 25th March 2022. If the required number of requests are not received then the Parish Council will proceed to fill the vacancy by means of co-option.

28th March 2022: The Proper Officer has received the required number of requests for the vacancy in the South Ward to be filled by means of an election. Nominations closed on Thursday 28th April 2022, and the poll was taken on Thursday 26th May 2022.

9th March 2022: A vacancy has occurred in the Bembridge North Ward of Bembridge Parish Council. The last date for ten local government electors for the Ward to give Notice in writing that they wish the vacancy to be filled by means of an election is Tuesday 29th March 2022. If the required number of requests are not received then the Parish Council will proceed to fill the vacancy by means of co-option.

30th March 202: The Proper Officer did not receive sufficient requests for a by-election to be held, so the Parish Council will fill the North Ward vacancy by co-option.

Brighstone Parish Council

23rd March 2022: A vacancy has occurred in the Brighstone Ward of Brighstone Parish Council. The last date for ten local government electors for the Ward to give Notice in writing that they wish the vacancy to be filled by means of an election is Tuesday 12th April 2022. If the required number of requests are not received then the Parish Council will proceed to fill the vacancy by means of co-option.  

13th April 2022: The Proper Officer did not receive sufficient requests for a by-election to be held, so the Parish Council will fill the vacancy by co-option.

Calbourne, Newtown and Porchfield Parish Council

19th January 2022: A vacancy has occurred in the Calbourne Ward of Calbourne, Newtown and Porchfield Parish Council. The last date for ten local government electors for the Ward to give Notice in writing that they wish the vacancy to be filled by means of an election is Tuesday 8th February 2022. If the required number of requests are not received then the Parish Council will proceed to fill the vacancy by means of co-option.

9th February: The Proper Officer has received the required number of requests for the vacancy to be filled by means of an election. Nominations open on Thursday 24th February, and close at 4:00pm on Friday 4th March 2022. One candidate was nominated and elected without a contest.

Chale Parish Council

12th May 2022: A vacancy has occurred on Chale Parish Council. The last date for ten local government electors for the Parish to give Notice in writing that they wish the vacancy to be filled by means of an election is Wednesday 1st June 2022. If the required number of requests are not received then the Parish Council will proceed to fill the vacancy by means of co-option.

6th June 2022: The Proper Officer did not receive sufficient requests for a by-election to be held, so the Parish Council will fill the vacancy by co-option.

East Cowes Town Council

17th December 2021: A vacancy has occurred in the Osborne Ward of East Cowes Town Council. The last date for ten local government electors for the Ward to give Notice in writing that they wish the vacancy to be filled by means of an election is Wednesday 12th January 2022. If the required number of requests are not received then the Town Council will proceed to fill the vacancy by means of co-option.

13th January 2002: The Proper Officer has received the required number of requests for the vacancy to be filled by means of an election. One candidate was nominated and elected without a contest.

Freshwater Parish Council

13th December 2021: A vacancy has occurred in the Freshwater Colwell Ward of Freshwater Parish Council. The last date for ten local government electors for the Ward to give Notice in writing that they wish the vacancy to be filled by means of an election is Thursday 6th January 2022. If the required number of requests are not received then the Parish Council will proceed to fill the vacancy by means of co-option.

21st January 2022: The Proper Officer has received the required number of requests for the vacancy to be filled by means of an election. One candidate was nominated and elected without a contest.

13th December 2021: Two vacancies have occurred in the Freshwater South Ward of Freshwater Parish Council. The last date for ten local government electors for the Ward to give Notice in writing that they wish the vacancies to be filled by means of an election is Thursday 6th January 2022. If the required number of requests are not received then the Parish Council will proceed to fill the vacancies by means of co-option.

21st January 2022: The Proper Officer has received the required number of requests for the vacancies to be filled by means of an election. Two candidates were nominated and elected without a contest.

Godshill Parish Council

7th June 2022: Two vacancies have occurred on Godshill Parish Council. The last date for ten local government electors for the Parish to give Notice in writing that they wish the vacancies to be filled by means of an election is Monday 27th June 2022. If the required number of requests are not received then the Parish Council will proceed to fill the vacancies by means of co-option.

28th June 2022: The Proper Officer did not receive sufficient requests for a by-election to be held, so the Parish Council will fill the vacancies by co-option.

Havenstreet and Ashey Parish Council

17th June 2022: A vacancy has occurred on Havenstreet & Ashey Parish Council. The last date for ten local government electors for the Parish to give Notice in writing that they wish the vacancy to be filled by means of an election is Thursday 7th July 2022. If the required number of requests are not received then the Parish Council will proceed to fill the vacancy by means of co-option.

Lake Parish Council

24th May 2022: A vacancy has occurred in the Lake North Ward of Lake Parish Council. The last date for ten local government electors for the Ward to give Notice in writing that they wish the vacancy to be filled by means of an election is Wednesday 15th June 2022. If the required number of requests are not received then the Parish Council will proceed to fill the vacancy by means of co-option.

17th June 2022: The Proper Officer has received the required number of requests for the vacancy to be filled by means of an election. Nominations open on Thursday 23rd June, and close at 4:00pm on Friday 1st July 2022.

Newchurch Parish Council

21st January 2022: A vacancy has occurred on Newchurch Parish Council. The last date for ten local government electors for the Parish to give Notice in writing that they wish the vacancy to be filled by means of an election is Thursday 10th February 2022. If the required number of requests are not received then the Parish Council will proceed to fill the vacancy by means of co-option.

11th February: The Proper Officer has received the required number of requests for the vacancy to be filled by means of an election. Nominations open on Thursday 24th February, and close at 4:00pm on Friday 4th March 2022. Two candidates were nominated, and the poll was taken on 31st March 2022.

Niton and Whitwell Parish Council

4th April 2022: A vacancy has occurred in the Niton Ward of Niton and Whitwell Parish Council. The last date for ten local government electors for the Ward to give Notice in writing that they wish the vacancy to be filled by means of an election is Tuesday 26th April 2022. If the required number of requests are not received then the Parish Council will proceed to fill the vacancy by means of co-option.

27th April 2022: The Proper Officer did not receive sufficient requests for a by-election to be held, so the Parish Council will fill the vacancy by co-option.

Northwood Parish Council

6th April 2022: A vacancy has occurred on Northwood Parish Council. The last date for ten local government electors for the Parish to give Notice in writing that they wish the vacancy to be filled by means of an election is Thursday 28th April 2022. If the required number of requests are not received then the Parish Council will proceed to fill the vacancy by means of co-option.

29th April 2022: The Proper Officer did not receive sufficient requests for a by-election to be held, so the Parish Council will fill the vacancy by co-option.

Shanklin Town Council:

28th March 2022: A vacancy has occurred in the Shanklin South Ward of Shanklin Town Council. The last date for ten local government electors for the Ward to give Notice in writing that they wish the vacancy to be filled by means of an election is Tuesday 19th April 2022. If the required number of requests are not received then the Town Council will proceed to fill the vacancy by means of co-option.

20th April 2022: The Proper Officer has received the required number of requests for the vacancy in the Shanklin South Ward to be filled by means of an election. Nominations closed at 4:00pm on Wednesday 18th May 2022, and the poll was taken on 16th June 2022.

Shorwell Parish Council:

13th June 2022: A vacancy has occurred on Shorwell Parish Council. The last date for ten local government electors for the Parish to give Notice in writing that they wish the vacancy to be filled by means of an election is Friday 1st July 2022. If the required number of requests are not received then the Parish Council will proceed to fill the vacancy by means of co-option.

St Helens Parish Council

14th January 2022: A vacancy has occurred on St Helens Parish Council. The last date for ten local government electors for the Parish to give Notice in writing that they wish the vacancy to be filled by means of an election is Thursday 3rd February 2022. If the required number of requests are not received then the Parish Council will proceed to fill the vacancy by means of co-option.

4th February 2022: The Proper Officer did not receive sufficient requests for a by-election to be held, so the Parish Council will fill the vacancy by co-option.

16th February 2022: A further vacancy has occurred on St. Helens Parish Council. The last date for ten local government electors for the Parish to give Notice in writing that they wish the vacancy to be filled by means of an election is Tuesday 8th March 2022. If the required number of requests are not received then the Parish Council will proceed to fill the vacancy by means of co-option.

10th March 2022: The Proper Officer did not receive sufficient requests for a by-election to be held, so the Parish Council will fill the vacancy by co-option.

Wroxall Parish Council

18th January 2022: A vacancy has occurred on Wroxall Parish Council. The last date for ten local government electors for the Parish to give Notice in writing that they wish the vacancy to be filled by means of an election is Monday 7th February 2022. If the required number of requests are not received then the Parish Council will proceed to fill the vacancy by means of co-option.

8th February 2022: The Proper Officer did not receive sufficient requests for a by-election to be held, so the Parish Council will fill the vacancy by co-option.

27th April 2022: A vacancy has occurred on Wroxall Parish Council. The last date for ten local government electors for the Parish to give Notice in writing that they wish the vacancy to be filled by means of an election is Wednesday 18th May 2022. If the required number of requests are not received then the Parish Council will proceed to fill the vacancy by means of co-option.

19th May 2022: The Proper Officer did not receive sufficient requests for a by-election to be held, so the Parish Council will fill the vacancy by co-option.