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The by-election to replace Harris councillor Grant Fulton, who resigned earlier this month, has been called for Thursday, July 4.

Nomination forms can be obtained from the Comhairle nan Eilean Siar area offices in Tarbert or the Election Office at Comhairle nan Eilean Siar headquarters on Sandwick Road, Stornoway.

Electronic nomination forms are available by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or calling 01851 822613.

The deadline for nominations is 4 pm on Monday, June 3. If contested, an election will be held on Thursday, July 4, and voting will take place between 7 am and 10 pm.

Further details are available on the Comhairle website.