Melton Borough Council

Independent Candidate for the Rutland and Melton Constituency

Published Wednesday, 27th November 2019

We have been advised of the death of Mr Watchorn, who was standing as an Independent Candidate for the Rutland and Melton Constituency.

In such circumstances, and in line with Representation of the People Act 1983, we can confirm that the election will continue as normal and Mr Watchorn’s name shall remain on the ballot paper.

Further information in relation to the relevant legislation can be found here http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1983/2/schedule/1/part/VI/crossheading/independent-candidate