The Independent Group represents councillors in England and Wales who are Independent, Green or from smaller parties. We provide our members with a voice at the national level and work within the cross-party Local Government Association (LGA) to ensure that the values and interests of our members are represented.
Notice of Group Elections 2023 - Effective from Friday 5 May 2023
The Local Government Association (LGA) Independent Group will hold elections for the posts of Group Leader, Deputy Group Leader, and Group Treasurer between May and June 2023.
Election guidance and nomination papers will be available on the Independent Group’s Website from Tuesday 9 May.
Completed nomination forms must be received by email by the Returning Officer no later than 5.00pm on Monday 29 May.
Only councillors from councils in membership of the LGA and able to receive support from the Independent Group, at the time of close of nominations, will be eligible to stand for election.
In the event of there being more than one nomination for a position, an electronic ballot will be held. A unique voter link will be issued to Independent Group members on Monday 5 June and the ballot will close at 5.00pm on Monday 26 June.
Results will be announced at the Group Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 4 July, as part of the LGA Annual Conference.
For further information please contact:
Returning Officer for the Independent Group elections 2023
Telephone: 020 7664 3156
Email: [email protected]