Upcoming Elections and Vacancies

2021 Elections 

Presentation to political parties on Tuesday 2 February 2021.

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Notice of election

Notice of vacancies

Notice of vacancy for Churchill and Blakedown Parish Council

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN

that, due to the resignation of Roger Shade, a casual vacancy has arisen in the Office of Parish Councillor for Churchill & Blakedown Parish Council in the Blakedown ward.

If by 1 March 2021 (14 days* after the date of this notice) a request for an election to fill the said vacancy is made in writing to the Returning Officer at the address below by TEN electors for the said Parish Ward, an election will be held to fill the said vacancy.

If an election is not requested, the vacancy will be filled by Churchill & Blakedown Parish Council by co-option.

If an election is requested, under Paragraph 6(1) of the 2020 Coronavirus Regulations, the election will take place on the ordinary day for election, 6 May 2021.

Dated: 09 February 2021

Ian Miller Returning Officer Wyre Forest House Finepoint Way Kidderminster Worcestershire DY11 7WF

*In computing any period of time for this purpose, a Saturday, Sunday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Good Friday, or bank or public holidays or any appointed for public thanksgiving or mourning must be disregarded.

Please note that Wyre Forest House is shut to the public due to the Covid-19 pandemic. At this time a requisition may be left in the post box at Wyre Forest House or may be sent by post.
 
Published by the Returning Officer, Wyre Forest District Council, Wyre Forest House, Finepoint Way, Kidderminster, Worcs DY11 7WF

Download notice of vacancy

Download Churchill and Blakedown requistion form

Notice of vacancy for Bewdley Town Council

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN

that, due to the resignation of Mike Maher, a casual vacancy has arisen in the Office of Town Councillor for Bewdley Town Council in the Bewdley West ward.

If by 18 March 2021 (14 days* after the date of this notice) a request for an election to fill the said vacancy is made in writing to the Returning Officer at the address below by TEN electors for the said Town Ward, an election will be held to fill the said vacancy.

If an election is not requested, the vacancy will be filled by Bewdley Town Council by co-option.

If an election is requested, under Paragraph 6(1) of the 2020 Coronavirus Regulations, the election will take place on the ordinary day for election, 6 May 2021.

Dated: 26 February 2021

Ian Miller Returning Officer Wyre Forest House Finepoint Way Kidderminster Worcestershire DY11 7WF

*In computing any period of time for this purpose, a Saturday, Sunday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Good Friday, or bank or public holidays or any appointed for public thanksgiving or mourning must be disregarded.

Please note that Wyre Forest House is shut to the public due to the Covid-19 pandemic. At this time a requisition may be left in the post box at Wyre Forest House or may be sent by post.

Published by the Returning Officer, Wyre Forest District Council, Wyre Forest House, Finepoint Way, Kidderminster, Worcs DY11 7WF

Download notice of vacancy

Download Bewdley Town Council requistion form

Recent elections

Thursday 25 February 2020  by-election Bewdley West Ward

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Thursday 25 February 2020  by-election Stourport-on-Severn, Areley Kings West Ward

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Thursday 12 December 2019 - Parliamentary election

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Thursday 23 May 2019 - European Parliamentary Elections

Voting in the UK was held on Thursday 23 May 2019.  The local result is available on our results page. The regional result is available on Birmingham City Council's website.


When do elections take place?

The last elections to Wyre Forest District Council took place on Thursday 2 May 2019.

The results from all previous elections are available in on our website on the elections results archive. 


There are three Town Councils and nine Parish Council within the Wyre Forest District Council area.  Find out more about the Town and Parish Councils

For representation on Worcestershire County Council, the Wyre Forest area is split into 9 electoral divisions with 1 County Councillor in each division, except Stourport on Severn Division where there are 2.  

These electoral divisions are as follows;

Find your County Councillor.

Elections for County Councillors take place every four years, usually on the first Thursday in May. The last County Council elections took place on 4 May 2017.

If a Local Councillor resigns or dies, the ‘seat’ becomes vacant and a by-election may be called to find a replacement. A by-election can happen at any time provided the vacancy occurs at least six months prior to the date for normal elections. Details of any current elections will be posted on the Wyre Forest District Council website.

Parliamentary elections, in which you vote for a Member of Parliament, must take place within five years of the previous parliamentary election, but can be called at any time. The last general election took place on Thursday 8 June 2017. Next general elction Thursday 12 December 2019.  If an MP dies or resigns a by-election would be called.

See results 

These are held every five years. These elections decide who will represent you in the European Parliament. The last election took place on Thursday 23 May 2019.

How to take part

In order to vote you need to be registered. You can apply to register online at www.gov.uk/register-to-vote