Different types of election and when they are held
Local Government Elections
Elections for the District, Parishes and the County Council are held every four years.
Bassetlaw District Council Elections
In Bassetlaw, all out elections are held every four years. The last District Council election was on 2 May 2019. Local government elections are normally held on the first Thursday in May. The next election is to be held on 4 May 2023.
Parish/Town Council Elections
Elections for parish/town council elections are held at the same time as District elections and parish/town councillors are elected for a term of four years.
County Council Elections
County Council elections are held every four years and are normally held on the first Thursday in May. The last County Council election was held on 6 May 2021 and the next one is scheduled to take place on Thursday 1 May 2025.
UK Parliamentary Elections
The maximum period allowed between UK Parliamentary elections is five years. There is no statutory minimum period.
By constitutional law, the timing of a general election is an issue of royal prerogative. Formally, it is the Queen who is responsible for dissolving Parliament by Royal Proclamation. In practice, the Prime Minister will advise the Queen and give him/her control over the timing of the election.
The last UK Parliamentary election was held on 12 December 2019.
Police and Crime Commissioners
Police and Crime Commissioner elections are held every four years. The last elections were held on 6 May 2021 and the next one is scheduled to take place on Thursday 2 May 2024.
Bassetlaw is part of the Nottinghamshire Police Force Area.
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Last Updated on Monday, May 9, 2022