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Upper Marshwood Vale Neighbourhood Plan Area Referendum on 13 February 2020 - Notice of poll

Notice of poll for Upper Marshwood Vale Neighbourhood Plan area referendum

1. A referendum will be held on Thursday 13 February 2019 to decide on the question below:-

"Do you want Dorset Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Upper Marshwood Vale to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?"

2. The hours of poll will be from 7am to 10pm.

3. The situation of the Polling Station and the description of persons entitled to vote there is as follows:

Situation of polling stations
Situation of Polling Station Station NumberRanges of electoral register numbers of persons entitled to vote here

Bettiscombe Parish Hall

Stoke Abbot Village Hall



 MAR1 1 – 49 and  MAR8    1-256

 MAR9  1 – 30 and MAR12 1-190

4. Absent Votes

Electors and their proxies should take note that applications to vote by post must reach the Electoral Registration Officer by 5pm on Wednesday 29 January 2020, if they are to be effective for this election.  This includes electors or their proxies who wish to make alterations to their existing arrangements on a permanent basis or who wish to make separate application for their ballot paper to be sent to a different address for this particular election.

Applications to vote by appointing a proxy must reach the Electoral Registration Officer by no later than 5pm on Wednesday 5 February 2020.

A person can apply to vote by ‘emergency’ proxy if they learn they cannot go to the polling station because of their occupation, service or employment, or a medical condition, illness or disability arises after 5pm on Wednesday 13 February 2020.  The application MUST reach the Electoral Registration Officer by 5pm on the date of the poll.

All applications and notices regarding absent voting must be sent to the Electoral Registration Officer, Council Offices, South Walks House, South Walks Road, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1UZ.

Dated: 9 January 2020
Matt Prosser, Counting Officer  

Printed and published by the Counting Officer
Dorset Council
South Walks House
South Walks Road
Dorset DT1 1UZ

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