Notice of vacancy in office of councillor

Parish of Winterborne Stickland 

Notice is hereby given

Pursuant to Section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972, that Cllr Jo Stephen 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 28 April 2021), a request for an election to fill the vacancy is made to the Returning Officer, South Walks House, South Walks Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UZ  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 2 July 2021.

Dated 8 April 2021

Mrs S Smith
Clerk to Winterborne Stickland 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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