TOWN COUNCILLOR VACANCY REQUEST FOR ELECTION - Ledbury North Ward
(Please note the form below requesting an election can be downloaded here).
Ledbury Town Council
NOTICE OF VACANCY
IN THE OFFICE OF PARISH WARD COUNCILLOR for
Ledbury, Ledbury North Parish Ward
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a casual vacancy is deemed to have occurred in the office of Councillor for the Ledbury, Ledbury North Parish Ward following the resignation of Jean Simpson.
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 Ward 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 Wednesday, 11th April 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 Ward is situate by TEN electors for the Parish Ward.
If a request for an election is not received by the above deadline then Ledbury Town 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 Friday, 15th June 2018.
The proper officer is Alistair Neill Chief Executive Herefordshire Council, Electoral Services, Town Hall, St Owen Street, Hereford, HR1 2PJ
Clerk to Ledbury Town Council
Dated: Tuesday, 20th March 2018
REQUEST FOR AN ELECTION
WE, the undersigned, being local government electors for Ledbury, Ledbury North Parish Ward, call for an election to fill the vacancy arising from the resignation of Jean Simpson.
SIGNATURE PRINT NAME ADDRESS
In case of a problem with the signatories could you please complete the following with a contact name and telephone number.
Name _____________________________ Telephone Number _________________
The request must be made by TEN local government electors for the Ledbury, Ledbury North Parish Ward. However, there is no limit on the number who make the request, and you may wish to add further names in case it is found that one of them is not a registered elector for Ledbury, Ledbury North Parish Ward.
Please return form to :
Proper Officer Herefordshire Council, Electoral Services, Town Hall, St Owen Street, Hereford, HR1 2PJ