Notice of vacancy in office of councillor

Parish of Folke

Notice is hereby given

Pursuant to Section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972, that Paul Atkinson has ceased to be a Member of the Parish Council, and that a vacancy now exists in the office of Councillor for the Parish.

If within 14 days after the date of this notice (i.e. no later than 12 August 2021), a request for an election to fill the vacancy is made in writing to the Returning Officer, Electoral Services, Dorset Council, County Hall, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1XJ or by email to elections@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk by TEN electors for the Parish, an election will be held to fill the vacancy, otherwise the vacancy will be filled by co-option.

If an election is called, it will take place not later than 15 October 2021.

Dated 23 July 2021

Carinna Vickers
Clerk to Folke Parish Council

*In computing any period of time for this purpose, a Saturday or Sunday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Good Friday or a bank holiday or day appointed for thanksgiving or mourning must be disregarded

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