County Council Elections 2017

The 2017 Gloucestershire County Council election is scheduled to take place on 4th May 2017 as part of the 2017 local elections in the United Kingdom.

All 53 councillors will be elected from electoral divisions which will return one county councillor each by first-past-the-post voting for a four-year term of office.

The full list of County Divisions is given below:

  1. Abbey
  2. All Saints & Oakley
  3. Barnwood & Hucclecote
  4. Barton & Tredworth
  5. Battledown & Charlton Kings
  6. Benhall & Up Hatherley
  7. Bishop’s Cleeve
  8. Bisley & Painswick
  9. Blakeney & Bream
  10. Bourton-on-the-Water & Northleach
  11. Brockworth
  12. Cam Valley
  13. Campden-Vale
  14. Charlton Park & College
  15. Churchdown
  16. Cinderford
  17. Cirencester Beeches
  18. Cirencester Park
  19. Coleford
  20. Coney Hill & Matson
  21. Drybrook & Lydbrook
  22. Dursley
  23. Fairford & Lechlade on Thames
  24. Grange & Kingsway
  25. Hardwicke & Severn
  26. Hempsted & Westgate
  27. Hesters Way & Springbank
  28. Highnam
  29. Kingsholm & Wotton
  30. Lansdown & Park
  31. Leckhampton & Warden Hill
  32. Longlevens
  33. Lydney
  34. Minchinhampton
  35. Mitcheldean
  36. Nailsworth
  37. Newent
  38. Pittville & Prestbury
  39. Quedgeley
  40. Rodborough
  41. Sedbury
  42. South Cerney
  43. St Mark’s & St Peter’s
  44. St Paul’s & Swindon
  45. Stonehouse
  46. Stow-on-the-Wold
  47. Stroud Central
  48. Tetbury
  49. Tewkesbury
  50. Tewkesbury East
  51. Tuffley
  52. Winchcombe & Woodmancote
  53. Wotton-under-Edge

Within Cheltenham there are 10 electoral divisons, each consisting of two borough wards, as marked in red above.

Gloucestershire County Council is responsible for services such as libaries, public highways, education, health and social care.

You can find out more about what Gloucestershire County County does here.

Gloucestershire County Labour Party have now commenced the selection process to find Labour candidates for all of the 53 divisions.

Members in Cheltenham who are considering standing in the election should download and complete a self-nomination form then return to the Secretary, Clive Harriss by 14th November 2016 

Full details on how to apply were contained in a special In Touch explaining the process sent to all members of Cheltenham Labour Party at the start of November 2016.

 

 

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