Help­ing can­di­dates

The Oban Times - - News -

THE HIGH­LAND Coun­cil is hold­ing brief­ing ses­sions for prospec­tive can­di­dates in the forth­com­ing elec­tion.

Can­di­dates and their agents are be­ing in­vited to at­tend one of a se­ries of six meet­ings.

The ses­sions will take place in In­ver­ness, Fort Wil­liam, Portree, Ding­wall, Gol­spie and Wick. Top­ics to be cov­ered in­clude the nom­i­na­tion pro­ce­dure, the elec­tion timetable, the is­su­ing of poll cards, postal ballot packs, can­di­date’s spend­ing lim­its and de­tails on what is in­volved in the role of a coun­cil­lor.

Dates and venues for the brief­ing ses­sions in Skye and Lochaber are Wed­nes­day March 1 at 2pm in the coun­cil chamber, Lochaber House, High Street, Fort Wil­liam, and Thurs­day March 2 at 11am at Tigh na Sgire coun­cil of­fices, Park Road, Portree.

The no­tice of elec­tion will be pub­lished on Mon­day March 13 and can­di­dates will have un­til 4pm on Wed­nes­day March 29 to lodge their nom­i­na­tions. Polling will take place be­tween 7am and 10pm on Thurs­day May 4, with the count tak­ing place on Fri­day May 5.

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