Election notices

Next election

This page gives you information on elections and by-elections due to be held over the foreseeable future.

Referendum 2021

On 6 May 2021 a referendum will be held to decide the Council’s future governance arrangements. This notice provides further information about the referendum proposals, question and expenses limit.

Notice of Referendum on Governance arrangements (PDF)

Proposals for the Committee Model of Governance. On 6 May 2021, the Council will hold a referendum of local electors to determine the future governance model for the London Borough of Newham.

Council's proposals for the Committee Model of Governance (PDF)

Notice for Vacancy for East Ham Central Ward

East Ham By Election will be issued on 29 March.

The East Ham Central By Election will be held on Thursday 6 May 2021 in line with the provisions of the Coronavirus Act 2020. 

This date may be brought forward or deferred by the Government depending upon the circumstances.

Notice of vacancy - East Ham Central Ward

See the council statement regarding the vacancy 

Greater London Authority Elections - 6 May 2021

The Greater London Authority Elections that were originally due to be held on 7 May 2020 are now taking place on 6 May 2021.