Shropshire Council

Vacancies and by-elections

Elections were held in May 2021 to elect unitary, town and parish councillors for a four year term of offices. In addition further town and parish ordinary elections for which insufficient nominations were received to form a quorate council will take place on 24 June 2021. All notices for any vacancies occurring in the interim are published below.

As the building is currently closed to the public, all nominations must be delivered by hand to the Returning officer to the entrance at the rear of the building (Staff Only Entrance), Shropshire Council, Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, SY2 6ND. Please ask for Elections staff upon arrival.

Find out more about the vacancy process.

Unitary council

Electoral division Vacancy
information
By-election
called?
By-election
information
No vacancies at
the current time
   

 

Town council

Council name Vacancy
information
Vacancy
expiry date
By-election
called?
By-election
information
Whitchurch Town (North Ward) A notice of vacancy was published on 14 June 2021 02/07/2021 No

 

Whitchurch Town (North Ward) A notice of vacancy was published on 14 June 2021 02/07/2021 No

 

Parish council

Council name Vacancy
information
Vacancy
expiry date
By-election
called?
By-election
information

Rushbury

A notice of vacancy was published on 12 July 2021  30/07/20121 No

 

Knockin

A notice of vacancy was published on 9 July 2021 29/07/2021 No

 

St Martins

A notice of vacancy was published on 9 July 2021 29/07/2021 No

 

Upton Magna
A notice of vacancy was published on 5 July 2021 23/07/2021 No

 

Oswestry Rural Parish Council (Morda with Sweeney Ward) A notice of vacancy was published on 28 June 2021 16/07/2021 Yes
Selattyn & Gobowen A notice of vacancy was published on 14 June 2021  02/07/2021 No

 

Morville A notice of vacancy was published on 25 May 2021 15/06/2021 Yes
Minsterley A notice of vacancy was published on 12 May 2021 02/06/2021 Yes

Parish council ordinary elections

Council name Vacancy
information
Nomination Period Expiry Date Election Information
Aston Botterell (grouped) A notice of election was published on 10 June 2021 4pm on 18/06/2021
Burford A notice of election was published on 10 June 2021 4pm on 18/06/2021
Burwarton A notice of election was published on 10 June 2021 4pm on 18/06/2021
Aston Botterell (Grouped) A notice of election was published on 18 May 2021 4pm on 27/05/2021

As no valid nominations were received a new election date will be advertised in due course.

Buildwas A notice of election was published on 18 May 2021 4pm on 27/05/2021
Burford A notice of election was published on 18 May 2021 4pm on 27/05/2021

As no valid nominations were received a new election date will be advertised in due course.

Burwarton (Grouped) A notice of election was published on 18 May 2021 4pm on 27/05/2021

As no valid nominations were received a new election date will be advertised in due course.

Stockton A notice of election was published on 18 May 2021 4pm on 27/05/2021
Sutton upon Tern A notice of election was published on 18 May 2021 4pm on 27/05/2021
Sutton Maddock A notice of election was published on 4 August 2021 4pm on 12/08/2021