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Notice of Parish Councillor Vacancy - Wootton Northampton

Notice of Parish Councillor Vacancy - Wootton Northampton

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 Parish of Wootton following the resignation to accept office of Daryl Read.

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 6th September 2022.

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 16th August 2022

Name: Tina Charteress , Clerk to Wootton Parish Council

Posted: Tue, 16 Aug 2022 14:10 by Clerk

Tags: Parishioners, Vacancies