04/06/2018

NOTICE OF CASUAL VACANCY (3) - LEDBURY NORTH

The information below and the Request for Election form is also avaialble in PDF format here: Ledbury North Parish Ward (3)

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 Elaine Louise Fieldhouse.

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, 20th June 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 Wednesday, 22nd August 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: Thursday, 31st May 2018