NOTICE OF CASUAL VACANCY
VACANCY FOR A COUNCILLOR
A PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
that a casual vacancy has occurred in the office of Councillor for the Parish of SILVERSTONE following the resignation BEN ROBINSON.
Interested parties should apply in writing to Cherie Carruthers (Clerk) at firstname.lastname@example.org or via post to Silverstone Parish Council, PO Box 8034, Northnats, NN13 9DJ
Closing Date: 28th MARCH 2023
Rule 5(2) of The Local Elections (Parishes and Communities) (England and Wales) Rules 2006 now applies.
The rule allows TEN ELECTORS for the parsh in which the casual vacancy has arisen to request the Proper Officer to hold an election to the vacancy.* That request must be made within FOURTEEN DAYS, calculated in accordance with the rules, **of the date of this notice. The fourteen-day period ends on 28th MARCH 2023.
What if a request to hold an election is not received during the permitted time?
Rule 5(5) of the above Rules will apply. The Parish Council must, as soon as practicable after the expiry of the fourteen-day period, co-opt a person to fill the vacancy.
The Proper Officer's address is:
Electoral Services, West Northamptonshire Council, The Guildhall. St Giles Square, Northampton, NN1 1DE
The telephone number for further guidance is 0300 126 7000 or email: email@example.com
This notice is dated 7th MARCH 2023
Name, Cherie Carruthers , Clerk to Silverstone Parish Council
Posted: Tue, 07 Mar 2023 22:17 by Cherie Carruthers