Local councillors represent the interests of their communities and the well-being of the residents in their town or parish, safeguarding local services and assets which are important to them.

Every four years all the members of the Parish Council stand down; they may stand for re-election of they so choose. Election time is your opportunity to get involved, become a councillor and contribute towards community well-being and provision of local services.

If you are 18 or over, a citizen of the United Kingdom, a qualifying member of the Commonwealth or the European Union, you are an elector in, work in, live in or live within three miles of the parish of Cockshutt cum Petton you are eligible to stand for election to your Parish Council.

(subject to any ‘disqualification’ criteria)

Is it safe to attend a polling station ?
FAQs for voters & How to vote

Apply for a postal vote by 5:00 pm on 20th April 2021
Apply for a proxy vote by 5:00 pm on 27th April 2021
For more details click here and follow the links to download the application forms

Town and Parish Council Elections

Guidance for Parish Council candidates

 Who is Eligible and What Do They Do?

Notice of Election
Statement of Persons Nominated
Notice of Uncontested Election – Cockshutt Ward
Notice of Uncontested Election – Petton Ward

Any questions? – Contact the Clerk (details below)

In the event that insufficient candidates are validly nominated and duly elected to fill all vacancies, Cockshutt cum Petton Parish Council will exercise its powers of co-option under s21 Representation of the People Act 1985

Unitary Council Elections – Shropshire Council

You will find more information regarding unitary elections here

please contact Shropshire Council elections team, e-mail at elections@shropshire.gov.uk or by phone on 0345 678 9015

Notice of Election
Statement of Persons Nominated

Notice of Poll
Cockshutt cum Petton Parish is in The Meres Division

Guidance for Unitary Candidates

 Police and Crime Commissioner Elections

Statement of Persons Nominated and Notice of Poll

Notice of Election Agents

You will find more information regarding PCC elections here