NOTICE OF VACANCY
IN OFFICE OF PARISH COUNCILLOR
PARISH OF BRANSTON AND MERE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
pursuant to Section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972 and Rules 5(1) to 5(6) the Local Elections (Parish and Communities) (England and Wales) Rules 2006
that due to the resignation of Dick Newman, a vacancy has arisen in the Office of Councillor for the Parish Council.
If by 1 March 2021 (14 days excluding Dies Non, after the date of this notice, in accordance with Rule 5 of the Local Elections (Parishes and Communities) (England and Wales) Rules 2006), a request for an election to fill said vacancy is made in writing to the Returning Officer, at the address below, by TEN electors for the said Parish, an election will be held.
Pursuant to Part 2 (6) of the Local Government and Police Crime Commissioner (Coronavirus) (Postponement of Elections and Referendums) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020, if an election is called, it will not take place until 6th May 2021, or until such time that the Government brings forward this later date once COVID – 19 rules are lifted.
If no such request is made, the vacancy will be filled through co-option by the Parish Council.
Dated 9 February 2021
North Kesteven District Council