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Devon County Council - North Devon Divisions - Eight Vacancies - see table below

Reason for vacancy - End of term
Election Day - Thursday 6th May 2021
Stage - Close of Nominations 4pm 8th April 2021.

View the Notice of Election (pdf 351kb)
View the Notice of Election Agents (pdf 65kb)
View the Notice of Poll - Barnstaple North (pdf 22kb)
View the Notice of Poll - Barnstaple South (pdf 23kb)
View the Notice of Poll - Braunton Rural (pdf 21kb)
View the Notice of Poll - Chulmleigh & Landkey (pdf 29kb)
View the Notice of Poll - Combe Martin Rural (pdf 30kb)
View the Notice of Poll - Fremington Rural (pdf 24kb)
View the Notice of Poll - Ilfracombe (pdf 20kb)
View the Notice of Poll - South Molton (pdf 31kb)

View the Candidates

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The deadline for receiving new applications to vote by proxy (not postal proxy or emergency proxies) has now passed.
Applications to vote by emergency proxy at this election must reach the Electoral Registration Officer for the relevant Council area listed below no later than 5pm on 6 May 2021.

Please see our FAQ's regarding this election.

Devon County Council have produced a guide for candidates.

Division Name Number of Vacancies
Barnstaple North 1
Barnstaple South 1
Braunton Rural 1
Chulmleigh & Landkey 1
Combe Martin Rural 1
Fremington Rural 1
Ilfracombe 1
South Molton 1

 

Police and Crime Commissioner Election - Devon and Cornwall Constabulary - One Vacancy

Reason for vacancy - End of term
Election Day - Thursday 6th May 2021
Stage - Close of Nominations 4pm 8th April 2021.

View the Notice of Election (pdf 201kb)
View the Statement of Persons Nominated (pdf 16kb)
View the Notice of Declared Election Agents (pdf 14kb)
View the Notice of Declared Election Sub-Agents (pdf 13kb)
View the Situation of Polling Stations (pdf 73kb)

View the Candidates

Information on the Candidates is available on the Choose My PCC website.

The date for applications to register for this election has passed. 
The deadline for receiving new postal vote and postal proxy applications, and for changes to existing postal or proxy votes has passed.
The deadline for receiving new applications to vote by proxy (not postal proxy or emergency proxies) has now passed.
Applications to vote by emergency proxy at this election must reach the Electoral Registration Officer for the relevant Council area listed below no later than 5pm on 6 May 2021.

Please see our FAQ's regarding this election.

Exeter City Council have produced guidance for candidates.

Please view the website of the Police Area Returning Officer (PARO) for South West England.

Please view the website of the Cabinet Office for the Police and Crime Commissioner Elections - ChooseMyPCC.org.uk

Combe Martin Parish Council - Two Vacancies

Reason for Vacancies - Resignations of Cllr Andy Forgan and Cllr Celia Withers
Election Day - Thursday 6th May 2021
Stage - Close of Nominations 4pm 8th April 2021

View the Notice of Poll (pdf 15kb)

View the Candidates

The date for applications to register for this election has passed. 
The deadline for receiving new postal vote and postal proxy applications, and for changes to existing postal or proxy votes has passed.
The deadline for receiving new applications to vote by proxy (not postal proxy or emergency proxies) has now passed.
Applications to vote by emergency proxy at this election must reach the Electoral Registration Officer for the relevant Council area listed below no later than 5pm on 6 May 2021.

Lynton and Lynmouth Town Council - Two Vacancies

Reason for Vacancies - Resignations of Cllr Peter Lake and Cllr Anthony Meakin
Election Day - Thursday 6th May 2021
Stage - Close of Nominations 4pm 8th April 2021

View the Notice of Poll (pdf 17kb)

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The date for applications to register for this election has passed. 
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The deadline for receiving new applications to vote by proxy (not postal proxy or emergency proxies) has now passed.
Applications to vote by emergency proxy at this election must reach the Electoral Registration Officer for the relevant Council area listed below no later than 5pm on 6 May 2021.

Ilfracombe Parish Council - West Ward - One Vacancy

Reason for Vacancy - Resignation of Cllr Steven Trebble
Election Day - Thursday 6th May 2021
Stage - Close of Nominations 4pm 8th April 2021

View the Notice of Poll (pdf 17kb)

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The date for applications to register for this election has passed. 
The deadline for receiving new postal vote and postal proxy applications, and for changes to existing postal or proxy votes has passed.
The deadline for receiving new applications to vote by proxy (not postal proxy or emergency proxies) has now passed.
Applications to vote by emergency proxy at this election must reach the Electoral Registration Officer for the relevant Council area listed below no later than 5pm on 6 May 2021.

Berrynarbor Parish Council - One Vacancy

Reason for Vacancy - Resignation of Cllr Lesley Lowe
Election Day - Uncontested
Stage - Uncontested Election 8th April 2021

The following person was elected unopposed:

Andy Burch

Horwood, Lovacott & Newton Tracey Parish Council - Newton Tracey Ward - One Vacancy

Reason for Vacancy - Resignation of Cllr G Bennett
Election Day - To be advised if election requested
Stage - Notice of Vacancy published 16 April 2021

An election to fill the vacancy will be held if by the 7 May 2021 notice in writing of a request for such an election is given to the Returning Officer, North Devon District Council, Lynton House, Commercial Road, Barnstaple, EX31 1DG by ten electors of the Parish. In the event of no such request being made, the vacancy will be filled by co-option by the Parish Council. A draft request for use can be downloaded via the link below.

Notice of Vacancy (pdf 7kb) 

Form of Request for 10 Electors (pdf 17kb)

Kentisbury Parish Council - One Vacancy

Reason for Vacancy - Resignation of Cllr G Laird
Election Day - To be advised if election requested
Stage - Notice of Vacancy published 15 April 2021

An election to fill the vacancy will be held if by the 6 May 2021 notice in writing of a request for such an election is given to the Returning Officer, North Devon District Council, Lynton House, Commercial Road, Barnstaple, EX31 1DG by ten electors of the Parish. In the event of no such request being made, the vacancy will be filled by co-option by the Parish Council. A draft request for use can be downloaded via the link below.

Notice of Vacancy (pdf 7kb) 

Form of Request for 10 Electors (pdf 17kb)

Loxhore Parish Council - One Vacancy

Reason for Vacancy - Resignation of Cllr Trevor Batson
Election Day - No election requested
Stage - Co-option 5 May 2021

No election was requested, the vacancy will be filled by co-option by the Parish Council. Please contact them for further information.

Combe Martin Parish Council - One Vacancy

Reason for Vacancy - Resignation of Cllr Keith Wyer
Election Day - To be advised if election requested
Stage - Ten names have been received

Ten names have been received, details of nominations to follow.

Chittlehampton Parish Council - One Vacancy

Reason for Vacancy - Resignation of Cllr Bobbie Rawle
Election Day - No election requested
Stage - Co-option 22 April 2021

No election was requested, the vacancy will be filled by co-option by the Parish Council. Please contact them for further information.

Tawstock Parish Council (Southern Urban Ward) - One Vacancy

Reason for Vacancy - Resignation of Cllr Stuart Ward
Election Day - No election requested
Stage - Co-option 16th April 2021

No election was requested, the vacancy will be filled by co-option by the Parish Council. Please contact them for further information.

Arlington Parish Council - One Vacancy

Reason for Vacancy - Resignation of Cllr Chylak
Election Day - No election requested
Stage - Co-option 29 March 2021

No election was requested, the vacancy will be filled by co-option by the Parish Council. Please contact them for further information.

Arlington Parish Council - One Vacancy

Reason for Vacancy - Resignation of Cllr Godden
Election Day - No election requested
Stage - Co-option 29 March 2021

No election was requested, the vacancy will be filled by co-option by the Parish Council. Please contact them for further information.

Brendon & Countisbury Parish Council - One Vacancy

Reason for Vacancy - Resignation of Cllr Pat Young
Election Day - No election requested
Stage - Co-option 29 March 2021

No election was requested, the vacancy will be filled by co-option by the Parish Council. Please contact them for further information.

Fremington Parish Council - Bickington Ward - One Vacancy

Reason for Vacancy - Resignation of Cllr Ian Crawford
Election Day - No election requested
Stage - Co-option 29 March 2021

No election was requested, the vacancy will be filled by co-option by the Parish Council. Please contact them for further information.

Heanton Punchardon Parish Council - One Vacancy

Reason for Vacancy - Non-attendance of Cllr Lance Gilkes
Election Day - No election requested
Stage - Co-option 24 March 2021

No election was requested, the vacancy will be filled by co-option by the Parish Council. Please contact them for further information.

Witheridge Parish Council - One Vacancy

Reason for Vacancy - Non-attendance of Cllr C Prynn
Election Day - No election requested
Stage - Co-option 19 March 2021

No election was requested, the vacancy will be filled by co-option by the Parish Council. Please contact them for further information.