Closing date for Council election nominations

Nominations for election to Comhairle nan Eilean Siar close at 4pm on Thursday, March 29th.

Nomination papers must be submitted by then by anyone wishing to stand in the election which will be held on May 3rd.

Returning Officer Malcolm Burr said: “The Nomination period ends on Thursday at 4 p.m. so I would urge anyone who is thinking of standing for election to the Comhairle to complete their nomination papers as soon as possible and hand these in at any Comhairle Office.”

Nomination papers are available from Comhairle offices in Stornoway, Tarbert, Balivanich and Castlebay or from the Comhailre’s website: at