Candidate registration time for vital Moray by-election

By-election will be held on October 1

PROSPECTIVE CANDIDATES FOR the forthcoming Heldon & Laich by-election for Moray Council are being advised that they can now collect nomination packs.

The by-election was brought about through the resignation of former independent councillor Eric McGillivray, and will take place on October 1.

Completed nomination forms must be delivered in person by appointment not later than 4pm on Monday, August 31 – the forms should be collected from the elections office at Moray Council HQ in Elgin by calling 01343 563334 or by email to

Those eligible to vote in the ward by-election are also being reminded that applications to register to vote must reach the electoral registration office at 234 High Street, Elgin IV30 1BA by Tuesday, September 15.

For electoral registration inquiries, voters should call 01343 541203 or email