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Notice of Vacancy on Wigmore Group Parish Council

NOTICE OF VACANCY

IN THE OFFICE OF PARISH COUNCILLOR

Wigmore Parish

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a casual vacancy is deemed to have occurred in the office of Councillor for the Wigmore Parish following the resignation of Kevan Frederick Perkins.

Rule 5 of the Local Elections (Parishes and Communities) (England and Wales) Rules 2006, provides that on a casual vacancy occurring in the office of Parish councillor, an election to fill the vacancy shall be held if within fourteen days* after the date of this notice (i.e. no later than Tuesday, 13th February 2018) has been given in accordance with section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972, notice in writing of a request for such an election has been given to the proper officer of the council of the district within which the Parish is situate by TEN electors for the Parish.

If a request for an election is not received by the above deadline then Wigmore Group Parish Council will co-opt a person to fill the vacancy as soon as practicable in accordance with the Local Elections (Parishes and Communities) Rules 1986.

If there is an election, it will take place not later than Thursday, 19th April 2018.

The proper officer is Alistair Neill Chief Executive Herefordshire Council, Electoral Services, Town Hall, St Owen Street, Hereford, HR1 2PJ

Clerk to Wigmore Group Parish Council

Dated: Wednesday, 24th January 2018

*In computing any period of time for this purpose, a Saturday, Sunday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Good Friday, or bank or public holidays or any day appointed for public thanksgiving or mourning must be disregarded.