Another Casual Vacancy for the Parish Council

Another Casual Vacancy for the Parish Council

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 D. Murtagh on 6th January 2020
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 7th day of January 2020
CANDIDATE FORM may be accessed from Parish Council website, Governance Section or from Parish Clerk or any Parish Councillor
This must be submitted to Parish Clerk by Friday 14th February 2020
Teresa Taylor
Clerk to the Parish Council