Notice of election 2022

Election of Councillors for the wards listed below.

WardsNumber of Councillors to be elected
AbbeyThree
BattleThree
CavershamThree
Caversham HeightsThree
ChurchThree
ColeyThree
Emmer GreenThree
KatesgroveThree
KentwoodThree
NorcotThree
ParkThree
RedlandsThree
SouthcoteThree
ThamesThree
TilehurstThree
WhitleyThree
  1. Forms of nomination for Local Borough Elections may be obtained from the Electoral Services Office, Emmer Green Youth and Community Centre, St Barnabas Road, Emmer Green, Reading, Berkshire, RG4 8LN from the Returning Officer who will, at the request of an elector for any electoral area prepare a nomination paper for signature.
  2. Nomination papers must be delivered by hand to the Returning Officer at the Electoral Services Office, Emmer Green Youth and Community Centre, St Barnabas Road, Emmer Green, Reading, Berkshire, RG4 8LN on any day after the date of this notice, on Monday – Friday 10.00am – 4.00pm (excluding bank holidays) but no later than 4.00pm on Tuesday 5th April 2022.
  3. If any election is contested the poll will take place on Thursday 5th May 2022.
  4. Applications to register to vote must reach the Electoral Registration Officer by 12 midnight on Thursday 14th April 2022. Applications can be made online: https://www.gov.uk/register-to-vote.
  5. Applications, amendments or cancellations of postal votes and amendments or cancellations of proxy votes must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Civic Offices, Bridge Street, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 2LU by 5.00pm on Tuesday 19th April 2022.
  6. New applications to vote by proxy at this election must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Civic Offices, Bridge Street, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 2LU by 5.00pm on Tuesday 26th April 2022.
  7. Applications to vote by emergency proxy at this election on grounds of physical incapacity or for work/service reasons must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Civic Offices, Bridge Street, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 2LU by 5.00pm on Thursday 5th May 2022.  The physical incapacity must have occurred after 5.00pm on Tuesday 26th April 2022.  To apply on the grounds of work/service, the person must have become aware that they cannot go to the polling station in person after 5.00pm on Tuesday 26th April 2022.