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Elections 6 May 2021

Voting

 

The following elections are taking place on the 6 May 2021.

Police and Crime Commissioner for Gloucestershire

All information, including how to stand as a candidate, please see Gloucester City Councils website. Jon McGinty is the Police Area Returning Officer for the Police and Crime Commissioner election.

Gloucestershire County Council Election

The Forest of Dean district comprises 8 electoral divisions.

  • Blakeney and Bream
  • Cinderford
  • Coleford
  • Drybrook and Lydbrook
  • Lydney
  • Mitcheldean
  • Newent
  • Sedbury

One councillor will be elected for each division.  See our map to view postcode and district boundary data.

More information for the whole of Gloucestershire County Council Elections.

Further information and relevant documents about this election will be made available as they are published below:

Statement of persons nominated and election agents

Forest of Dean District Council By-Elections

One councillor to be elected for:

  • Berry Hill Ward
  • Cinderford East Ward

Further information and relevant documents about this election will be made available as they are published below:

Statement of persons nominated and election agents

Parish & Town Council By-Elections

Parish and town councils up for election:

  • Longhope Parish Council (four vacancies)
  • Lydney Town Council East Ward (three vacancies)
  • Lydney Town Council West Ward (one vacancy)
  • Lydney Town Council North Ward (one vacancy)
  • Newent Town Council Central Ward (uncontested)
  • St Briavels Parish Council (uncontested)

Further information and relevant documents about this election will be made available as they are published below:

Statement of persons nominated

Uncontested parish council results

Information for candidates

The window for nominating candidates for the election has now closed.

Election campaigning guidance

The Cabinet Office has now published guidance on campaigning from the 8 and 29 March, and other related activities while the whole of England remains in a national lock-down. The guidance confirms that leafleting and campaigning is not allowed until the 8 March, after which physical campaigning will be allowed with certain mitigations in place.

See also:

Alvington Neighbourhood Planning Referendum