Notice of Election, 22 March

15 February 2018
The Returning Officer for Thurrock Council has published the Notice of Election for the Ockendon by-election today (Thursday 15 February).
The poll will be held on Thursday 22 March and polling stations will open from 7am to 10pm.
Nominations to stand as a candidate for the Ockendon by-election close at 4pm on Friday 23 February 2018.
Polling cards will be delivered to all eligible electors in Ockendon on the Electoral Register.
Polling stations this year are:

By-election in Ockendon ward called for March

7 February 2018
Following Kevin Wheeler's resignation as an elected member for Ockendon Ward, a by-election has been called for March.
The by-election is scheduled to be held on Thursday 22 March 2018.
Only voters in the Ockendon ward will be eligible to vote and the polling stations on the day will be:

General Election 2017 officially begins

9 May 2017
There was a special delivery to Thurrock Council last Thursday (4 May), marking the start of this year's General Election process.
Following the dissolution of Parliament, the Clerk of the Crown in Chancery at the Palace of Westminster sends writs to all constituencies notifying them of the election.
As a servant of the crown, Mayor of Thurrock, Cllr Cathy Kent, formally received the writ.
Whilst she is the Mayor of Thurrock, Cllr Cathy Kent holds the title of Returning Officer in a Parliamentary Election for the Thurrock constituency.