Notice of Election – Police and Crime Commissioner

Election of a Police and Crime Commissioner for the Thames Valley Police Area

  1. An election is to be held for a Police and Crime Commissioner for the Thames Valley Police Area.
  2. Nomination papers can be obtained from the office of the Police Area Returning Officer, Bodicote House, Bodicote, Banbury OX15 4AA, during the times stated below.
  3. Nomination papers must be delivered in person by appointment only to the Police Area Returning Officer at Bodicote House, Bodicote, Banbury OX15 4AA, on any date after the date of this notice from Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays) between the hours of 10am and 4pm, but no later than 4pm on Thursday 8 April 2021. Appointments can be arranged by email paro@cherwell-dc.gov.uk or by telephone: 01295 221534.
  4. During the period for the delivery of nomination papers, the sum of £5,000 must be deposited with the Police Area Returning Officer and may be made by the electronic transfer of funds. Funds must be cleared before the nomination is valid. Please contact the Police Area Returning Officer, paro@cherwell-dc.gov.uk for the bank account details.
  5. If the election is contested the poll will take place on Thursday 6 May 2021.
  6. Applications to register to vote must reach the relevant Electoral Registration Officer by 12 midnight on Monday 19 April 2021. Applications can be made online.
  7. New applications for postal votes, or amendments or cancellations of existing postal and proxy votes must reach the relevant Electoral Registration Officer by 5pm on Tuesday 20 April 2021.
  8. New applications to vote by proxy at this election must reach the relevant Electoral Registration Officer by 5pm on Tuesday 27 April 2021.
  9. Applications to vote by emergency proxy at this election must reach the relevant Electoral Registration Officer by 5pm on Thursday 6 May 2021.

List of Local Authority links: Thames Valley PARO 2021

Dated: 29 March 2021

Yvonne Rees, Police Area Returning Officer