Parish Council Election, 4th May 2023

Would you like to become a Parish Councillor and help make the Parish of Over Kellet a better place to live?

Parish Council elections for the full seven Councillor places are due on 4th May 2023 and will provide parishioners with the opportunity to stand to be elected and make a positive contribution to the parish.

If you are interested in becoming a Parish Councillor, please have a look at the following links, which provide more information on the role and election process. Lancaster City Council issued the Notice of Election on Monday, 20th March 2023 and nomination papers are now available. The period for submitting nominations will run from Tuesday, 21st March until 4.00pm on Tuesday, 4th April 2023.

Electoral Commission Guidance on the Election Process

Over Kellet Parish Council has recently been operating with three Councillor vacancies out of its full complement of seven for several months.

Please be aware that, if insufficient candidates are nominated at the election, Lancaster City Council will become responsibile for filling the vacancies with the result that many local issues may not always be dealt with as we would wish.