Parish and town elections

The Borough of Scarborough has 39 parish and town councils.

On 02 May 2019, all Parish and Town Councils will be holding elections for all their seats.

Do you want to find out more about being a Parish Councillor?

Read our Election Guide 2019

Election 2nd May 2019


Date Published

Elections Timetable

20th February

Notice of Election 

Published on 13th March

Statements of Persons Nominated

Available on 4th April

Results of Uncontested Elections (where applicable)

Available on 4th April

Notice of Poll (where applicable)

Available on 24th April

Results of Contested Elections

Available 3rd  May

EC Guidance for Candidates at Parish / Community Elections

Casual vacancies

Find out if you are eligible and find out more about becoming a parish / town council candidate.

View our election maps

Whitby Town Council map

View previous election results

Parish map

Parish map

General information

Parish and Town Councils help to deliver decision-making to communities, using local knowledge and commitment to help improve and resolve local issues. They also manage resources such as village halls.  They should be contacted directly via the Parish or Town Clerks.

Details of the membership of Parish and Town Councils can also be obtained from the parish clerks.

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