Community Council By-Elections – 2024 – Results

Community Council By-Elections – 2024 – Results

Argyll & Bute Community Council By-elections 2024

The results of the Cove and Kilcreggan by-election are now available.  There were 7 vacancies and 6 people were nominated.  As a result there will be no formal election on the 2nd May 2024 and the 6 people nominated will take up their position on the Community Council from that date.





The following candidates remain validly nominated for the above Community Council Area as hereinafter mentioned and, as not more than the required number of candidates remains validly nominated there will be no poll therein and not later than 11.00am on the day of the election, the said candidates shall be declared to be elected Community Councillors.


Names of Candidates remaining validly nominated


Address as in the Register
1 BARLAS, Kenneth Address in the Community Council Area
2 GOSTICK, Katherine Helen Address in the Community Council Area
3 LAMONT, Sheena Address in the Community Council Area
4 MACKENZIE, Lynda Address in the Community Council Area
5 MCVEY, Ellen Janet Address in the Community Council Area
6 STRACHAN, Anne Denise Address in the Community Council Area




Pippa Milne

Returning Officer

Date : 26 March 2024



Full details available from:  Community Council By-Elections 2 May 2024 | Argyll and Bute Council (

Below are the key documents including the Nomination Pack (pdf):  

Nomination Pack 2 May 2024

Candidates Supporting Statement (in Word):

Candidate Statement Form 2 May 2024

Candidates Home Address Form (in Word):

Home Address Form 2 May 2024

Candidates Nomination Paper (in Word):  

Nomination Form 2 May 2024


Argyll and Bute Council will be managing a process for election of Community Councillors (who were not formally elected in 2022) during the next 2 months.

Currently C&K CC has 9 elected members (who are not up for re-election), 4 co-opted members who will need to stand for election in 2024 leaving 3 additional vacancies as we can have 16 Community Councillors. So the election will be held for 7 new members.  All people over the age of 18 who are live in Cove and Kilcreggan can put themselves forward for the Community Council.  

The community council currently meets every two months on the second Tuesday of the month in the Small Hall of Cove Burgh Hall.  The past agendas / minutes are available on the Community Council website for information.  

Further details of the process and links to nomination forms will follow once the Notice of Election is published on the 6th March 2024. The election Day is THURSDAY 2 MAY 2024 if more valid nominations are received than vacancies. (t-NOTE THIS DATE IS SUBJECT TO ANY ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING A UK PARLIAMENTARY GENERAL ELECTION)


Friday 1 March 2024                                              Register in force

Wednesday 6 March 2024                                    Publication of Notice of Election

Thursday 7 March 2024                                        Nomination period opens

Thursday 21 March 2024 (4.00pm)                   Close of Nominations and withdrawal of Nomination Paper

Thursday 28 March 2024                                     Notice of Poll (if election contested)

Notice of Uncontested Election (if election uncontested)

Thursday 11 April 2024                                         Issue of Postal Ballot Papers

Thursday 2 May 2024                                      Election Day

Final Date for Receipt of Postal Ballot Papers

Tuesday 7 May 2024                                              Count of Votes