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Swanage Town Council - Swanage North Ward - vacancy in office of councillor - date of notice 4 March 2021

Notice of vacancy in the office of councillor

Swanage Town Council - Swanage North Ward

Notice is hereby given

Pursuant to Section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972, that due to the death of Cllr John Page 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 24 March 2021), a request for an election to fill the vacancy is received by the Returning Officer, either by email, elections@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk, or by post, to South Walks House, South Walks Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UZ by TEN electors for the Swanage North Ward, an election will be held to fill the vacancy, otherwise the vacancy will be filled by co-option.

If an election is called, a poll will take place on the 6 May 2021 as a result of the Local Government and Police and Crime Commissioner (Coronavirus) (Postponement of Elections and Referendums) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020 and the Coronavirus Act 2020.

Dated 4 March 2021

Dr Martin Ayres

Clerk to Swanage 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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