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Polling stations open now in Bucks CC election


Polling is in progress today across the country. In Wycombe, we have elections for Bucks County Council and a by-election for Disraeli ward of Wycombe District Council. The BFP reports that our Town Crier has made a final appeal for people to vote. So far, turnout appears to be consistent with precedent for local elections: rather low. My wife and I voted this morning in West Wycombe. I understand people were turning out at a rate of about 10 per […]

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Bucks County Council is working hard to encourage voter turnout


Chris Williams, Chief Executive, Buckinghamshire County Council has said: Anyone presented with the opportunity to influence the running of an organisation with a customer base of more than half a million, and an £849 million budget, would kick themselves if they missed it. So I want to make sure every one of the 389,738 people in the county eligible to vote grasps their opportunity on Thursday 2 May to influence the way Buckinghamshire County Council is run. County Council elections happen once every four […]

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