Briefing meeting for candidates

PREPARATIONS are well underway for the 2012 council elections on Thursday, May 3.

Candidates, prospective candidates, election agents and people considering being election agents at the elections are invited to attend an important briefing next week, on Thursday, March 8, at 6pm in Space 2, Howden Park Centre, Livingston. 

A West Lothian Council spokesman said: “The event aims to cover important issues such as the timetable, the nomination packs and process, Electoral Commission guidance, and arrangements for the count.”

If the candidate or agent is not yet known, any other person(s) may attend to receive the relevant information. If anyone is unable to attend, they should contact the election team before Monday, March 5, so that appropriate arrangements can be made for nomination packs. If you would like to attend, please contact West Lothian Council’s Election Team on 01506 281675 or 01506 281651, or email to confirm your place.