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Candidates for Parish Council

This nomination pack is for use by candidates who are standing at a parish council election in England on or after 2 May 2019

You must print off the forms in this pack before submitting them

The following papers must be delivered by hand:

1a: Nomination paper

1b: Home address form

1c: Candidate’s consent to nomination

The following papers can be delivered by hand or by post:

2: Certificate of authorisation

3: Request for a party emblem

The notice of election published by the Returning Officer will specify the times and exact location to which nomination papers must be delivered.

Ensure that where signatures are required, you submit the original signed versionof each completed paper. Documents without original signatures cannot be accepted.


General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Data protection legislation applies to the processing of all personal data. Please contact the Information Commissioner's Office, for further information about how the legislation affects you.

When collecting subscriber information, you should point out what the information will be used for, and how personal data will be processed and kept secure. The lawful basis to collect the information in these forms is that it is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest and exercise of official authority as set out in the Representation of the People Act 1983 and associated regulations.

You should also explain that the information will be shared with the Returning Officer. For further information on data protection and data processing you should refer to the Returning Officer’s privacy notice on their website.

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