Shropshire Council

Police and Crime Commissioner election 6 May 2021

Police and Crime Commissioner elections are expected to be held on Thursday 6 May 2021. 

We will not be holding a candidates/agents briefing this year due to the restrictions that are in place. 

Advice for candidates

The Police Area Returning Officer has provided a Guidance Document in relation to the Police and Crime Commissioner election, it contains important information about the election processes in the West Mercia authorities area. Anyone wishing to stand as a candidate, please contact the Elections Team at westmerciapcc@shropshire.gov.uk

Statement of persons nominated

Click here to view the police and crime commissioner statement of persons nominated.

Notice of election agents

Click here to view the police and crime commissioner notice of election agents.

Election timetable

  • Deadline for delivery of nomination papers
    4:00 pm Thursday 8 April 2021
  • Publication of statement of persons nominated
    Not later than 4pm on Friday 9 April 2021
  • Despatch first batch of postal votes
    aiming to commence 16 April 2021
  • Last date for registration
    midnight Monday 19 April 2021
  • Receipt of postal vote applications
    5:00 pm Tuesday 20 April 2021
  • Despatch second batch of postal votes
    aiming to commence 21 April 2021
  • Receipt of proxy vote applications
    5:00 pm Tuesday 27 April 2021​

Please visit the Every Vote Counts website for information on accessible voting.

Find out more from our frequently asked questions and take a look at the coronavirus letter to the Parliamentary Parties Panel members on campaigning during lockdown.

Further information and documentation will be posted on this page when available and in accordance with statutory deadlines.

Guidance and resources for candidates and their agents at the Police and Crime Commissioner election can be found on the Electoral Commission website