General Election 2024

UK parliamentary election

The UK Parliamentary election, also known as the general election, will take place on Thursday 4 July 2024.

The election gives people the opportunity to choose their Member of Parliament (MP). 

More information about the election will be published here, including a list of candidates, when it is available.

Boundary changes will mean changes in parliamentary seats across the UK including Newport. 

Residents in the wards of Allt-yr-Yn, Gaer, Graig, Rogerstone West, Rogerstone East, Rogerstone North and Tredegar Park and Marshfield can vote for candidates in the newly created seat of Newport West and Islwyn. The election will be the responsibility of the Caerphilly returning officer, with details available on the council’s website.

The remaining wards of Bettws, Caerleon, Malpas, Pillgwenlly, Shaftesbury and Stow Hill will be in the Newport East parliamentary constituency.

You must be registered to vote. You can register online and find out more on the website

Our voter ID page has details on what is needed to cast your vote at a polling station.

There’s also more information on our voting page.

The Electoral Commission website has information for candidates and agents.


Notice of election (pdf)

Notice of poll (pdf)

Notice of Election Agents (pdf)

Statement of persons nominated (pdf)

Draft timetable
Event Date
Proclamation of summonsing new parliament  Thursday 30 May 2024 
Dissolution of parliament  Thursday 30 May 2024
Issue of writ Thursday 30 May 2024
Receipt of writ Friday 31 May 2024
Publication of notice of election 4pm, Tuesday 4 June 2024
Publication of notice of poll 4pm, Friday 7 June 2024
Receipt of nominations 4pm, Friday 7 June 2024
Withdrawal of candidate 4pm, Friday 7 June 2024
Appointment of election agents 4pm, Friday 7 June 2024
Publication of statements of persons nominated 5pm, Friday 7 June 2024
Last date for registration Tuesday 18 June 2024
Receipt of postal vote applications 5pm, Wednesday 19 June 2024
Last day for voter authority certificates 5pm, Wednesday 26 June 2024
Receipt of proxy vote applications (except medical emergency) 5pm, Wednesday 26 June 2024
Appointment of poll and count agents Thursday 27 June 2024
First day to issue replacement lost postal ballot papers Friday 28 June 2024
Last day to Issue replacement spoilt or lost postal ballot papers 5pm, Thursday 4 July 2024
Receipt of emergency proxy vote applications 5pm, Thursday 4 July 2024
Day of poll 7am to 10pm, Thursday 4 July 2024
Return of election expenses Thursday 8 August 2024
Inspection of expenses Friday 9 August 2024