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Broseley Town Council

Vacancy for Town Councillor

By Broseley Town Council Broseley Town Council

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

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NOTICE UNDER LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT 1972 (Section 87(2))

 

 

VACANCY FOR A COUNCILLOR

PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN

that a casual vacancy has occurred in the office of Councillor for the East Ward of the Town of Broseley following the resignation of Councillor John Pearce.

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 of Broseley East in which the casual vacancy has arisen to request the Returning Officer to hold an election to fill 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 Monday, 10th July 2017.

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 Town Council must, as soon as practicable after the expiry of the fourteen-day period, co-opt a person to fill the vacancy.

The Returning Officer’s address is:

            Electoral Services, Shropshire Council,
            The Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, Shropshire  SY2 6ND

The telephone number for further guidance is 0345 678 9015.

This notice is dated the 20th June 2017.

T M Barrett

Town Clerk

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