The process for the election of the seven Polstead Parish councillors will start on the 12th March 2019 when the Election Notice will be published.

For those persons who wish to stand for election, nomination papers need to be lodged with Babergh District Council by 4pm on Wednesday 3rd April.   The Statement of Persons nominated will be published on the 4th April 2019 and, if there are more than seven, a poll will take place on Thursday 2nd May at the same time as the Babergh District Council election.

If you are interested in becoming a councillor then please refer to Babergh's website and the Electoral Commission's website which have all the information that will help you understand the process and how to be nominated for the vacancy.

If you have a question on the process you can also ask the Parish Clerk, Dave Crimmin on 01787 375085 or via email.