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Portland Town Council - Tophill West Ward - vacancy in office of councillor - date of notice 24 May 2021

Notice of vacancy in office of councillor

Portland Town Council - Portland Tophill West Ward

Notice is hereby given

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

If within 14 days after the date of this notice (i.e. no later than 11 June 2021)  a request for an election to fill the vacancy is made to the Returning Officer, County Hall, Colliton Park, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1XJ either in writing or by email to elections@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk by TEN electors who are registered in the Portland Tophill West Ward where the vacancy has arisen, 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  16 August 2021.

Dated 24 May 2021

Kathryn Pearce

Clerk to Portland Town 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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