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Make sure you’re registered to vote in time for the local elections this May

On Thursday 2 May residents in Plymouth will go to the polls to have their say on who represents them at a local level. Local government elections select councillors, who are responsible for making decisions on running services in your local area. These include housing, education, transport, planning, parks, leisure, social care and waste management. […]


Plympton St Mary residents to consider future of local planning

In a first for Plymouth residents, those eligible to vote in Plympton St Mary may soon have the opportunity to vote on whether or not to approve a Neighbourhood Plan for their ward. Neighbourhood Plans were first brought into power by the Localism Act 2011, aiming to give individuals and communities more decision-making powers. Plympton […]


Register to vote – one week left

If you want to vote in the local elections on Thursday 3 May and aren’t already on the electoral register you have just one week left to sign up. The deadline for registering is midnight on Tuesday 17 April. Council Chief Executive Tracey Lee said: “It’s really important that everyone who is entitled to vote […]


Make sure you’re registered to vote in local elections

If you want to vote in the local elections on Thursday 3 May and aren’t already on the electoral register you have just four weeks left to sign up. The deadline for registering is midnight on Tuesday 17 April. Council Chief Executive Tracey Lee said: “It’s really important that everyone who is entitled to vote […]


Postal voter? Do you need to refresh your signature?

Are you one of the postal voters in Plymouth who need to ‘refresh’ their signature? If the signature held on record for you is more than five years old you should have received a letter in January, with a form to sign and return in a pre-paid envelope. Eighty-six per cent of those who needed to […]


Do you need to refresh your postal vote signature?

Some postal voters in Plymouth will be receiving letters this week asking them to provide a fresh signature. Signatures often change over time and, by law, councils must ask postal voters to ‘refresh’ their signature every five years. If you are a postal voter and the signature held on record for you is more than […]


Council calls for evidence for independent investigation of election problems

Plymouth City Council is asking people affected by electoral administration problems in the lead-up to the General Election on 8 June to tell an independent enquiry about their experiences. The Council announced last week that an independent investigation would be held after it came to light there had been problems with sending out postal vote […]


Make sure you’re registered to vote

We’re reminding residents to make sure their details are up-to-date and accurate on the electoral register. More than 118,000 forms were posted to households across the city in July as part of the annual voter registration canvass and around 60,000 have so far been returned. We’re now sending reminders out asking people who haven’t responded to […]


Event to encourage adults with learning disabilities to vote

An event is being held by Plymouth City Council to encourage local adults with learning disabilities to vote in the upcoming local and general elections. It is being held at the Council House in Armada Way on Tuesday 24 March from 11am to 1.30pm and is open to all adults with learning disabilities in the […]