Planned Neighbourhood Planning Referendums
Details of any ongoing Neighbourhood Plan Referendums are shown below:
Oakham and Barleythorpe Neighbourhood Plan Referendum
A Neighbourhood Plan Referendum will take place on 26th May 2022 for residents to decide whether to adopt the Oakham and Barleythorpe Neighbourhood Plan.
The Notice of Referendum is published below:
Oakham and Barleythorpe Neighbourhood Plan Referendum - Notice of Referendum
Notice of Poll and Situation of Polling Stations
Declaration of Result
You can find out more about the Neighbourhood Plan on our Neighbourhood Plan page.
1. Registering to vote
2. Postal and postal proxy voting
3. Proxy voting
4. Polling stations
To be able to vote in the Oakham and Barleythorpe Neighbourhood Plan Referendum on 26 May 2022, you must be resident in the Neighbourhood Plan area and be registered to vote by midnight on 10 May 2022:
Moved house? You'll need to register to vote at your new address - even if you've moved within Rutland
To vote in the Referendum by postal vote, we must receive your postal vote application by 5pm on 11 May 2022.
If your proxy wishes to vote by post they must have been appointed by you, before they can apply to vote by post. The proxy must must then register to vote by post before the 11 May deadline, so make sure you allow enough time for this - download application form for proxy to vote by post
Please note that all postal votes will be sent out on or around 13 May 2022.
From 20 May 2022, contact us if your postal vote:
- is lost
- is damaged - you'll need to return this and bring proof of your identity when you collect the replacement
- has been stolen
- has not arrived
To cancel your postal vote, you must contact us by 5pm on 11 May9 April 2022, or you will not be able to vote at your polling station. The Royal Mail have requested we make you aware that there are priority Post Boxes having later collection times. Originally introduced to help with the collection and onward delivery of Covid Test Kits, they are also available to Elections which are also classed as priority mail. Many have collection times between 15:00 and 17:00 on both Saturday and Sunday. You can find further details on the Royal Mail website at this link www.royalmail.com/priority-postboxes which will tell you where you can find a priority box in your area.
To vote in the 26 May 2022 Referendum by proxy vote, we must receive your application to vote by proxy by 5pm on 18 May 2022.
To change or cancel your proxy vote, you must do so by 5pm on 11 May2022, or your chosen proxy will not be able to vote on your behalf at a polling station.