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Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Election 2021

A Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner election will be taking place on Thursday, 6 May 2021.

This will be one of the first elections taking place in Newcastle-under-Lyme during the Covid-19 pandemic. Electors will still be able to visit polling stations to cast their votes in person. All polling stations will be safety compliant with government guidelines surrounding Covid-19, although a postal or proxy vote can be arranged for those unable or not wishing to visit a polling station by completing a form below. Once completed, please email back to electreg@newcastle-staffs.gov.uk or send by post to: Elections, Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council, Castle House, Barracks Road, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 1BL. If you are unable to complete the postal vote application below, please contact 01782 717717 and we can send a postal vote application form to you.

Application to Vote by Post
Application to Vote by Proxy


Please click the links below to view / download the files in Adobe PDF format

Information for Candidates and Agents

Nominations will be completed by the PARO at East Staffs Borough Council.

Information on standing as a candidate for the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner election can currently be found on the Electoral Commission website.

For further information on the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner election, please visit www.choosemypcc.org.uk.

The notice of election will be published on Monday 22 March 2021.


The following Election Notices will be published on this page:

  • Notice of Election
  • Notice of Election Agents
  • Statement of Persons Nominated
  • Notice of Poll (all divisions)
  • Declaration of Result (countywide)

Information for Electors

Statutory cut-off dates for electoral registration, postal and proxy vote applications

Electoral Registration - last day to be included on the Register of Electors

Monday 19 April 2021 (midnight)

Postal Vote Application - last day to request a new postal vote application or to change or cancel an existing postal vote

5pm on Tuesday 20 April 2021

Proxy Vote Application - last day for new applications to vote by proxy

5pm on Tuesday 27 April 2021

Emergency Proxy Applications - last day for new proxy applications on the grounds of medical emergency or reason of employment

5pm on Thursday 6 May 2021

If you are not currently registered on the electoral register, applications can be made online at: www.gov.uk/register-to-vote.

If you are unable to get to your designated polling station on the day of the poll and would like to vote by post or appoint a proxy, please contact Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council on 01782 717717 or email electreg@newcastle-staffs.gov.uk .

If you are interested in working on the elections and you have worked for us before, please contact us at electreg@newcastle-staffs.gov.uk for further information. If you have not worked for us before, please visit the Election Staffing and Recruitment page for more information and complete a New Staff application form.

Further information and key dates will follow shortly.

Last updated 07 May 2021

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