For those of us who like to know the facts and figures, I have published on our website the official Declaration of Results from both of last week’s by-elections.
The results of the by-election held yesterday for the two vacancies are as as follows:
Aqueduct Ward: Robert Wennington (Labour)
Dawley Hamlets Ward: David Hopkins
We welcome Cllrs. Wennington and Hopkins to the Parish Council and look forward to working with them.
Aqueduct Ward – Statement of Persons Nominated
Dawley Hamlets Ward – Statement of Persons Nominated.
The following elections have been called for, with the successful completion of at least 10 named electors:
- Parish of Dawley Hamlets – Aqueduct Ward
- Parish of Dawley Hamlets – Dawley Hamlets Ward
Nomination packs for prospective candidates will be available for collection from the Borough Council Offices from Thursday 20th October 2016 onwards.
Now that the count has been completed, details of all Members of the Parish Council can be found here;
Due to the time it took to undertake the count for the Borough Council elections, the count for the Parish Councils will not now take place until Monday 11th.
I will post the results as soon as I an able to but int he mean time, I have embedded the Borough Council’s Twitter link into this post as it is my understanding that the results will be posted first to their Twitter account.
[Link to Twitter removed 15/05/2015 as it is no longer relevant]
The Count for the Aqueduct Ward of the Parish will take place on Friday 8th May 2015 at TCAT Sports Hall, TCAT, Haybridge Road, Wellington, Telford TF1 2NP
Please note that the start time will be approximately 2pm and an estimated end time of approximately 6-7pm (but these times cannot be guaranteed).
[Link to Twitter removed 15/05/ 2015 as it is no longer relevant]
The Parish of Dawley Hamlets is divided into two Wards, Dawley Hamlets Ward and Aqueduct Ward. There will be no election for the Dawley Hamlets Ward (it is uncontested) so Cllrs. Beryl Onions, Mike Phillips and Cathy Salter are elected to the Council. The Aqueduct Ward will be subjected to an election and details of the candidates can be found here: http://www.telford.gov.uk/downloads/file/2698/dawley_hamlets_aqueduct
This coming May will not only see national elections for a new government but there will also be local elections to select members for the numerous Parish Councils throughout the Borough of Telford & Wrekin and the Parish of Dawley Hamlets will be no exception. If you feel that you would like to serve your local community and you qualify for election as a Councillor then full details can be obtained from:
Electoral Services Team
Telford & Wrekin Council
White Chapel Way
Telephone: 01952 383202