Elections May 2021

Elections May 2021

Northumberland has ‘all out’ elections for all County Council and Parish Council seats including the Police and Crime Commissioner on 6th May 2021. Details of the County Council and Police and Crime Commissioner elections can be found here:

Election details – County Council/Police and Crime Commissioner


If you are not already registered to vote, you can do so using the Register to Vote link below:


You can still register for a postal vote for these elections, up to 5pm on Tuesday 20th April 2021.  Do not delay if you wish to exercise your right to vote by post.  You can register using the form linked below:


Nomination Papers

The nomination papers for candidates who wish to stand for any of the 13 seats on Allendale Parish Council are available from either Northumberland County Council

Northumberland County Council – Voting and Elections

or the Parish Clerk – allendaleparishcouncil@outlook.com

There are training videos on the Elections Page of Northumberland County Council’s website that explain how to complete your Parish nomination papers. 

Nomination papers can only be handed in to Northumberland County Council (NCC) between 29th March and 8th April at designated locations in Alnwick, Berwick, Hexham and Morpeth (addresses are provided within the nomination process guidance). You can make an appointment with NCC to have your nomination papers checked during that period. This is recommended and can be done by the following link:


If there are more nominations than seats available, there will be an election, with polling on 6th May.  If there are the same number of nominations as seats available, there will not be an election and candidates will be ‘elected unopposed’ on 9th April 2021.

Election information will be periodically updated by the Elections Office.  Click on the NCC Elections page below to view the latest information.

NCC Elections Page