Independent Group Elections – News Update – 8 May 2017

Every two years the LGA’s Independent Group holds elections for the roles of Group Leader, Group Deputy Leader and Treasurer.

The Notice of Election was published today and sent to members of the Independent Group, along with the below timetable:



Thursday, 27 April 2017

Publication of Notice of Election in LGA magazine FIRST (start of process on Monday 8 May)

Monday, 8 May 2017

Nomination papers available from the office of the RO and online

Monday, 8 May 2017

RO to email Group membership

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 5pm

Deadline for delivery of nomination papers (including personal statements)

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 5pm

Deadline for withdrawal of nomination papers

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 5pm

Publication of Statement of Persons Nominated

Tuesday, 30 May 2017

2.30-4pm, Layden House, rooms D&E

RO briefing meeting with candidates

Wednesday, 7 June 2017

Printing of ballot papers

Thursday, 8 June 2017

Ballot papers posted out in case of contested elections

Thursday, 29 June 2017, 5pm

Deadline for receipt of ballot papers

Friday, 30 June 2017


Tuesday, 4 July 2017

Declaration of election results at Independent Group AGM



Nominations for our Group Elections have now closed, please look at our Group Elections Page for all update.

Please refer any queries to The Returning Officer for the LGA Independent Group Elections 2017

Sarah Woodhouse
Layden House
76-86 Turnmill Street
Tel: 020 7664 3206
Email: [email protected]