The nomination period will begin on Thursday 20 May 2021 and closes at 4pm on Thursday 27 May 2021.

Any person wishing to stand as a candidate at this election can obtain nomination documents from the district council's elections office by calling 01243 521010 or by emailing

The successful candidate will serve on the district council until May 2023.

The by-election itself will take place on Thursday 24 June 2021 and was called following the resignation of Councillor Kevin Hughes.

The polling stations to be used will be:

  • Chichester Children and Family Centre, St James Road;
  • Swanfield Park Community Centre, Swanfield Drive; and
  • The Bassil Shippam Centre, Tozer Way.

The hours of polling will be from 7am until 10pm.

Date of Release: 12 May 2021

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