Casual Vacancy for a new Parish Councillor

Casual Vacancy for a new Parish Councillor

4th of June, 2020

GOVERNMENT ACT 1972 (SEC.87(2))

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a casual vacancy is deemed to have occurred in the office of Councillor for the Parish of Mellor following the resignation of Councillor Moss on 6th November 2019.

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 councillor of a parish, an election to fill the vacancy shall be held if within fourteen days (computed as stated below) after public notice of the vacancy 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 borough within which the parish is situate by TEN electors for the electoral area in which the vacancy has occurred.

The Proper Officer is the Returning Officer, Ribble Valley Borough Council, Council Offices, Church Walk, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 2RA

Dated this 8th day of November 2019

Teresa Taylor
Clerk to the Parish Council

The date for any request for an election has now passed and therefore please see the above links to the Notice & Candidate Application Form. Copies may also be obtained from any Parish Councillor, or from Parish Clerk tel; 01200 422607