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Parish poll results

Trowbridge Parish Poll 23 May 2023

A poll was demanded on the following question:

Do you support a 3% cap on future increases in Trowbridge Town Council's precept and a parish poll consultation if any proposed increase is larger than 3%? 

Trowbridge Parish Poll result
Yes384
No52

Formal Declaration of Result:  Trowbridge Parish Poll (OpenDocument text format) [7KB] (opens new window)

Salisbury Parish Poll 20 April 2023

A poll was demanded on the following question:

Do you support a 5% cap on future increases to the Salisbury City Council precept and a parish consultation if any proposed increase is larger than 5%?

Salisbury Parish Poll result
Yes992
No206

Formal Declaration of Result:  Salisbury Parish Poll (OpenDocument text format) [6KB] (opens new window)

General information

A parish poll is run slightly differently to an election, as the following statutory rules apply:

  • polling hours are 4pm to 9pm
  • in-person voting only
  • no poll cards 
  • no postal votes 
  • no proxy voting 
  • voter ID is not required
  • the results of a parish poll are not legally binding

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