Upton Parish Council

Serving the people of Upton

St Michael's Church

Clerk: Nina Villa
20 Upper Clabdens, Ware
Hertfordshire SG12 7HB

Notice of a Councillor Vacancy at Upton Parish Council

Notice of a Councillor Vacancy at Upton Parish Council

VACANCY FOR A COUNCILLOR

PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN

that a casual vacancy has occurred in the office of Councillor for the Parish of Upton following the resignation of Anna King.

Rule 5(2) of The Local Elections (Parishes and Communities) (England and Wales) Rules 2006 now applies.

The rule allows TEN ELECTORS for the ward in which the casual vacancy has arisen to request the Proper Officer to hold an election to the vacancy.* That request must be made within FOURTEEN DAYS, calculated in accordance with the rules, **of the date of this notice. The fourteen-day period ends on 7th September 2021.

What if a request to hold an election is not received during the permitted time?

Rule 5(5) of the above Rules will apply. The Parish Council must, as soon as practicable after the expiry of the fourteen-day period, co-opt a person to fill the vacancy.

The Proper Officer's address is:

Electoral Services, West Northamptonshire Council, Lodge Road, Daventry, NN11 4FP.

The telephone number for further guidance is 0300 126 7000 or email: electoralservices@westnorthants.gov.uk

This notice is dated __17th August 2021___

Nina L. Villa

Clerk to Upton Parish Council

Posted: Sat, 21 Aug 2021 13:35 by Michelle Orpin

Tags: Councillor Vacancy