Guidance for (Acting) Returning Officers administering a UK Parliamentary election in Great Britain


This section of the guidance covers the appointment of election agents, the requirement to give public notice of the appointment of election agents and how an appointment can be revoked.  

You will also find guidance on the appointment of agents to attend postal vote openings, polling stations and the verification and count, and information on the secrecy and conduct requirements for attendance at these key electoral events. 

Last updated: 19 December 2023