Notice of casual vacancy for Councillor

Posted on 30th October, 2020 in News

NOTICE OF CASUAL VACANCY

PARISH OF HAYDON WICK, HAYDON END WARD

PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a casual vacancy has occurred in the office of Councillor for the Parish Council following the resignation of Councillor Iain Liddon on 27th November 2020.

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

The rule allows for ten local government electors for the Haydon End Ward of Haydon Wick Parish Council to request the Returning Officer to hold an election to fill the vacancy. That request must be made within fourteen days excluding dies non. The fourteen day notice period ends on 19th November 2020. Requests must be made in writing to Returning Officer, Electoral Services, Civic Offices, Euclid Street, Swindon Borough Council, SN1 2JH.

If a request for an election to fill the said vacancy is made in writing to the Returning Officer, by TEN electors for the said Parish, an election will be held to fill the said vacancy but cannot take place until 6 May 2021 as a result of the Coronavirus Act 2020 and the 2020 Regulations.

If a request to hold an election is not received during the permitted time period 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.

This notice is dated 30th day of October 2020.

Georgina Morgan-Denn (BA) Hons, FSLCC

Clerk to the Council

HAYDON WICK PARISH COUNCIL

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