NOTICE OF REFERENDUM

NOTICE OF REFERENDUM

Thurcaston and Cropston Neighbourhood Planning Referendum

Referendum on the adoption of the Thurcaston and Cropston Neighbourhood Plan

1.        A referendum will be held on Thursday 24 November 2016 to decide the question below:

Do you want Charnwood Borough Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for the Thurcaston and Cropston Area to help it decide planning applications in the Neighbourhood Area?’

2.       Applications to be included on the register of electors for this election must be received no later than Tuesday 8 November 2016.

3.       New application for, or amendments or cancellations of postal votes and amendments or           cancellations of existing proxy votes must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Council Offices, Southfield Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 2TX by 5pm on Wednesday 9 November 2016.

4.       New applications to vote by proxy at this referendum must reach the Electoral                             Registration Officer at Council Offices, Southfield Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 2TX by 5pm on Wednesday 16 November 2016.

5.       Applications to vote by emergency proxy at this referendum on grounds of physical                   incapacity or for work/service reasons must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Council Offices, Southfield Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 2TX by 5 pm on Thursday, 24 November 2016. The physical incapacity must have occurred after 5pm on Wednesday 16 November 2016. To apply on the grounds of work/service, the person must have become aware that they cannot go to the polling station after 5pm on Wednesday 16 November 2016.