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Elections 2024

2 May 2024

  • Police and Crime Commissioner Election – Please see below deadlines for Registration, Postal, Proxy and VAC applications.
  • Last day to Register to Vote to be included for this election – Tuesday 16 April 2024
  • Last day and time for applications to Vote by Post and for changes to existing postal and proxy applications – 5:00pm Wednesday 17 April 2024
  • Last day and time for applications to Vote by Proxy and to apply for a Voter Authority Certificate – 5:00pm Wednesday 24 April 2024

Police and Crime Commissioner Election notices and information about standing as a candidate is available on the Brighton & Hove City Council website.  

 

STATEMENT OF PERSONS NOMINATED

Election of the Police and Crime Commissioner for the Sussex Police Area

The following is a statement of the persons nominated for election as

Police and Crime Commissioner for Sussex Police Area

Name of Candidate

Home Address

Description (if any)

Reason why no longer nominated*

BENNETT

Jamie

(address in Sussex Police Area)

Liberal Democrat

 

BOURNE

Katy

(address in Sussex Police Area)

Conservative Candidate – More Police, Safer Streets

 

KENT

Jonathan Christopher

(address in Sussex Police Area)

Green Party

 

RICHARDS

Paul Adrian

(address in Sussex Police Area)

Labour and Co-operative Party

 

*Decision of the Police Area Returning Officer that the nomination is invalid or other reason why a person nominated no longer stands nominated.

The persons above against whose name no entry is made in the last column have been and stand validly nominated.

Dated: Monday 8 April 2024

Jess Gibbons

 

Sussex Police Area Returning Officer

NOTICE OF ELECTION AGENTS’ NAMES AND OFFICES

Election of the Police and Crime Commissioner for the Sussex Police Area

Thursday 2 May 2024

I HEREBY GIVE NOTICE that the names of election agents of the candidates at this election, and the addresses of the offices or places of such election agents to which all claims, notices, writs, summons, and other documents addressed to them may be sent, have respectively been declared in writing to me as follows:

Name of Candidate

Name of Election Agent

Offices of Election Agent

BENNETT
Jamie

GIBSON
Charles

100 Seaside Road
Eastbourne
East Sussex
BN21 3PF

BOURNE
Katy

MIRFIN
Theo

Sussex Conservatives
First Floor, 62 Lower Street
Pulborough
West Sussex
RH20 2BW

KENT
Jonathan Christopher

OBBARD
Keith David

Green Party Office
39-41 Surrey Street
Brighton
BN1 3PB

RICHARDS
Paul Adrian

WARMINGTON
John

119 Lyndhurst Road
Worthing
West Sussex
BN11 2DE

Dated: Friday 5 April 2024

Jess Gibbons

 

Sussex Police Area Returning Officer

NOTICE OF ELECTION

Election of the Police and Crime Commissioner for the Sussex Police Area

  1. An election is to be held for a Police and Crime Commissioner for the Sussex Police Area.
  2. Nomination papers may be obtained from the Sussex Police Area Returning Officer at Hove Town Hall, Norton Road, Hove BN3 3BQ during the times stated below
  3. Nomination papers must be delivered to the Sussex Police Area Returning Officer, Electoral Services Office (Room 236), Hove Town Hall, Norton Road, Hove, BN3 3BQ between 10am and 4pm on any working day after publication of this notice but no later than 4pm on Friday 5 April.
  4. If the election is contested the poll will take place on Thursday 2 May 2024.
  5. A deposit of £5,000 must be paid for each candidate by the deadline for delivery of nominations either in legal tender (cash) or by UK banker’s draft. Payment may be made by electronic transfer – further details available on request from the Sussex Police Area Returning Officer.
  6. Applications to register to vote must reach the relevant Electoral Registration Officer by 12 midnight on Tuesday 16 April 2024. Applications can be made online: gov.uk/register-to-vote
  7. Applications, amendments or cancellations of postal votes must reach the relevant Electoral Registration Officer by 5pm on Wednesday 17 April 2024. Applications to vote by post can be made online: gov.uk/apply-for-postal-vote
  8. Applications for a Voter Authority Certificate or an Anonymous Elector’s Document valid for this election must reach the Electoral Registration Officer by 5pm on Wednesday 24 April 2024. Applications for a Voter Authority Certificate can be made online: gov.uk/apply-for-photo-id-to-vote
  9. Applications to vote by proxy at this election must reach the relevant Electoral Registration Officer by 5pm on Wednesday 24 April 2024. Applications to vote by proxy can be made online: gov.uk/apply-for-proxy-vote
  10. Applications to vote by emergency proxy at this election must reach the relevant Electoral Registration Officer by 5pm on Thursday 2 May 2024.
  11.  

Dated: Tuesday 26 March 2024

Jess Gibbons

 

Sussex Police Area Returning Officer

Printed and published by the Sussex Police Area Returning Officer, Electoral Services Office (Room 236), Hove Town Hall, Norton Road, Hove, BN3 3BQ

Supplementary list of Electoral Registration Officers in the Sussex Police area

Applications for registration, postal and proxy voting must be sent to the relevant Electoral Registration Officer for the applicant.

Local Authority Area

Electoral Registration Officer address

Email and Telephone Number

Adur District Council

Electoral Services, Town Hall, Chapel Road, Worthing, BN11 1HA

elections@adur-worthing.gov.uk 

01903 22 1069

Arun District Council

Electoral Services, Arun Civic Centre, Maltravers Road, Littlehampton, BN17 5LF

elections@arun.gov.uk

01903 737616

Brighton & Hove City Council

Electoral Services, Hove Town Hall, Norton Road, Hove, BN3 3BQ

electors@brighton-hove.gov.uk

01273 291999

Chichester District Council

Elections Office, East Pallant House,1 East Pallant, Chichester, PO19 1TY

elections@chichester.gov.uk

01243 521010

Crawley Borough Council

Electoral Services, Town Hall, The Boulevard, Crawley, RH10 1UZ

elections@crawley.gov.uk

01293 438346

Eastbourne Borough Council

Eastbourne Electoral Services, Town Hall, Grove Road, Eastbourne, BN21 4UG

elections@lewes-eastbourne.gov.uk

01323 410000

Hastings Borough Council

Electoral Services, Muriel Matters House, Breeds Place, Hastings, TN34 3UY

electoralservices@hastings.gov.uk

01424 451087

Horsham District Council

Electoral Services, Parkside, Chart Way, Horsham, RH12 1RL

elections@horsham.gov.uk

01403 215126

Lewes District Council

Lewes Electoral Services, Town Hall, Grove Road, Eastbourne, BN21 4UG

electoral@lewes-eastbourne.gov.uk

01273 471600

Mid Sussex District Council

Electoral Services, Oaklands, Oaklands Road, Haywards Heath, RH16 1SS

elections@midsussex.gov.uk

01444 477003

Rother District Council

Electoral Services, Town Hall, London Road, Bexhill-on-Sea, TN39 3JX

elections@rother.gov.uk

01424 787000

Wealden District Council

Electoral Services, Council Offices, Vicarage Lane, Hailsham, BN27 2AX

elections@wealden.gov.uk

01892 602417

Worthing Borough Council

Electoral Services, Town Hall, Chapel Road, Worthing, BN11 1HA

elections@adur-worthing.gov.uk 

01903 22 1069

Dated: Tuesday 26 March 2024

Jess Gibbons

 

Sussex Police Area Returning Officer

Printed and published by the Sussex Police Area Returning Officer, Electoral Services Office (Room 236), Hove Town Hall, Norton Road, Hove, BN3 3BQ

Notice of Candidates’ Election Address Submission 

Election of the Police and Crime Commissioner for the Sussex Police Area

  1. An election is to be held for a Police and Crime Commissioner for the Sussex Police Area on Thursday 2 May 2024 .
  1. Schedule 8 of the Police and Crime Commissioner Elections Order 2012 requires that a candidate’s Election Address must be prepared by the candidate’s election agent in the prescribed form (Form 29)
  1. The Police Area Returning Officer is required to give notice of the last time for the submission of Election Addresses of candidates to the Police Area Returning Officer.
  1. The Police Area Returning Officer hereby gives public notice that the deadline for submission of Election Addresses is noon on 5 April 2024.
  1. Any Election Address must be submitted in electronic form unless the Police Area Returning Officer is satisfied that there is good reason for it being submitted in hard copy form.
  1. Forms for the preparation of a candidate’s address may be obtained from the Sussex Police Area Returning Officer, Electoral Services Office (Room 236), Hove Town Hall, Norton Road, Hove, BN3 3BQ or PARO@brighton-hove.gov.uk.

Dated: Tuesday 26 March 2024

Jess Gibbons

 

Sussex Police Area Returning Officer

Printed and published by the Sussex Police Area Returning Officer, Electoral Services Office (Room 236), Hove Town Hall, Norton Road, Hove, BN3 3BQ

  • Wadhurst Neighbourhood Plan Referendum

NOTICE OF REFERENDUM

WADHURST NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN AREA

Referendum on the adoption of the Wadhurst Neighbourhood Plan

You can find further information on the Neighbourhood Planning page

  1. A Referendum will be held on Thursday 2 May 2024 to decide on the question: ‘Do you want Wealden District Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Wadhurst  to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?’
  1. Applications to register to vote must reach the Electoral Registration Officer by 12 midnight on Tuesday 16 April 2024. Applications can be made online: https://www.gov.uk/register-to-vote
  1. Applications, amendments or cancellations of postal votes and amendments or cancellations of proxy votes must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at The Elections Office, Wealden District Council, Vicarage Lane, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 2AX by 5 pm on Wednesday, 17 April 2024. Applications for new postal votes can be made online at www.gov.uk/apply-postal-vote
  1. Applications for a Voter Authority Certificate or an Anonymous Elector’s Document valid for this election must reach the Electoral Registration Officer by 5pm on Wednesday 24 April 2024. Applications can be made online: https://www.gov.uk/apply-for-photo-id-voter-authority-certificate
  1. New applications to vote by proxy at this election must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at The Elections Office, Wealden District Council, Vicarage Lane, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 2AX by 5 pm on Wednesday, 24 April 2024. Applications for some new proxy votes can be made online at www.gov.uk/apply-proxy-vote
  1. Applications to vote by emergency proxy at this election must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at The Elections Office, Wealden District Council, Vicarage Lane, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 2AX by 5pm on Thursday, 2 May 2024.

Trevor Scott

Counting Officer

Dated: Tuesday 26 March 2024                                                               

Printed and published by the Counting Officer, The Elections Office, Wealden District Council, Vicarage Lane, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 2AX

2024/25

  • Parliamentary General Election – an election has to be held by 28 January 2025

Elections 2025

1 May 2025

  • East Sussex County Council Elections