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Information for electors voting in the General Election 2024.

A UK parliamentary election has been called for 4 July 2024. Register to vote by midnight on 18 June 2024: GOV.UK: Register to vote. (opens new window) You can also vote by post: GOV.UK: apply to vote by post (opens new window). The deadline to apply is 5pm on 19 June 2024 or apply to vote by proxy by 5pm on 26 June 2024: GOV.UK: Apply to vote by proxy (opens new window)


Overseas electors may consider applying to vote by proxy. For more information see the General Election 2024 page.

Adoption service

The Adoption team at Wiltshire Council has moved to Adoption West ( (opens new window)

About Adoption West

Adoption West is the adoption agency of these councils: 

  • Bath and North East Somerset
  • Bristol
  • Gloucestershire
  • North Somerset
  • South Gloucestershire
  • Wiltshire

Adoption West can offer advice and support if you are considering adopting a child/ren, or if you live in one of the areas listed and have already adopted.

Adoption West's team are available to advise on the following areas:

Adoption West runs regular Information Sessions for those considering adoption, this is an opportunity to hear about Adoption West, talk about the adoption process, understand more about the type of children waiting for their adoptive homes, and hear from an experienced adopter.

You can see the Information Sessions by visiting (opens new window)

If you would prefer to speak to someone, you can reach a member of the friendly approachable team on 03303 550333 or email (opens new window).

You can also connect with Adoption West on the following channels: Facebook (opens new window)X (opens new window)Instagram (opens new window).

If you're considering placing your own child for adoption, you can contact your local Children and Families Services on 0300 456 0108 and speak to someone who will be able to help.  You can also look at information about what will happen, and where to get more advice, on the Coram BAAF (British Association for Adoption & Fostering) (opens new window) website.

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