Bedstone and Bucknell Parish Council
NOTICE UNDER LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT 1972 Sect 87(2)
VACANCY FOR A COUNCILLOR PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
That a casual vacancy has occurred in the office of Councillor for Bucknell, on Bedstone and Bucknell Parish Council, following the resignation of Councillor Stacie Jones.
Rule 5(2) of The Local Elections (Parishes and Communities)(England and Wales) Rules 2006 now applies.
The rule allows TEN ELECTORS for the parish area 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 of the date of this notice (excluding Saturdays and Sundays). The fourteen-day period ends on 30th November 2018.
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 Returning Officer’s address is: Electoral Services, Shropshire Council, The Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, SY2 6ND.
The telephone number for further guidance is 0345 678 9015.
This notice is dated 12th November 2018.
Ms N Adams
Last modified: 12th November 2018