The local elections took place on Thursday 7 May 2015. The Rottingdean Parish Council election will elect nine parish councillors to represent the community of Rottingdean on their parish council. The election was uncontested. Please see the notice for details of the duly elected Parish Councillors for Rottingdean Parish Council (PDF 9KB).

Standing in the Rottingdean Parish Council election

To stand as a Parish Councillor you must be:

  • at least 18 years old
  • A British citizen, an qualifying Commonwealth citizen, or a citizen of any other member state of the European Union
  • Meet at least one of the following four qualifications:  
  1. You are, and will continue to be, registered as a local government elector in the parish
  2. You have occupied as owner or tenant any land or other premises in the parish during the whole of the preceding 12 months
  3. Your main or only place of work during the 12 months has been in the parish
  4. You have lived in the parish, or within 4.8km of it, during the whole of the preceding 12 months

If you want to stand as a councillor at the parish elections the best source of information is  the Commission's Guidance for Candidates and Agents at Parish Elections.

You and your campaigners should also look at the Electoral Commission's Code of Conduct for Campaigners (PDF 226KB), which outlines what is, and isn't allowed at polling stations and in the community in the lead-up to polling day.

Nominations
To become a validly nominated candidate, you need to submit a completed set of nomination forms to the Returning Officer before 4pm on 9 April.  Nomination packs will be available from Electoral Services in February.