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Casual Vacancy

By Jayne Madeley Parish Clerk Little Wenlock Parish Council.

Tuesday, 14 September 2021


Little Wenlock Parish Council. Contributor


Little Wenlock Parish Council

Notice Under Local Government Act 1972 (Section 87(2)

Public notice is hereby given that a casual vacancy has occurred in the office of Councillor for hte Parish of Little Wenloc following the resignation on 14th September 2021 of Councillor John Marcham.

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

The rule allows TEN Electors for hte parish in which the casual vacancy has arisen to request the Returning Office 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 4th October 2021.

What if a request to hold an election is not received during the permitted time? Rule 5 (5) of hte above Rules will apply. The Parish Council must, as soon as practicable after the expire of hte fourteen-day period, co opt a person to fill the vacancy.

The Returing Officer's address is Electoral Services Office, Telford and WRekin C ouncil, Addenbrooke House, Ironmasters Way, Telford TF3 4NT and his telephone number for further guidance is 01952 383210.

This notice is dated 14th September 2021

Jayne Madeley Clerk to Council.

Contact Information

Jayne Madeley Parish Clerk

  • 01746 785175

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