Notice of vacancy in office of councillor

Parish of West Parley

Notice is hereby given

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

If within 14 days after the date of this notice (i.e. no later than 12 December, 2022), a request for an election to fill the vacancy is made either in writing to the Returning Officer, Electoral Services, Dorset Council, County Hall, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1XJ or by email to 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 16 February 2023.

Dated 22 November 2022

Linda Leeding
Clerk to West Parley 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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