Manchester ward Council by election announced

A Council by-election will be held in Manchester’s Fallowfield ward on Thursday 27 July 2017.

It follows Cllr Mike Amesbury, one of the ward’s three current elected members on Manchester City Council, stepping down following his election as MP for Weaver Vale.

A full list of candidates will be published by 4pm on Monday 3 July

Poll cards with polling station details will be sent to everyone registered to vote in the area Fallowfield ward area. Polling hours will be from 7am to 10pm.

People living in Fallowfield ward are reminded that they need to be registered to vote in order to vote in this election.

If you are not already registered, the deadline for applications to register to be received is Tuesday 11 July 2017. To register, go to Registering is quick and easy – you’ll need your national insurance number and a few other details.

Anyone who is registered to vote in the ward can request a postal vote. Completed applications must be received no later than 5pm on Wednesday 12 July 2017.