Notice of vacancy in office of Councillor - Parish of Heath & Holmewood

Notice is hereby given

Pursuant to Section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972, a casual vacancy has arisen in the Office of Councillor for the Parish Council due to the resignation of Paul Oxborough.

If by 4 September, 2020 (14 days excluding Dies Non, after the date of this notice) a request for an election to fill the said vacancy is made in writing to the Returning Officer at the address below or by email to by TEN electors for the said Parish, an election will be held to fill the said vacancy, otherwise the vacancy will be filled by co-option.

If an election is called, a poll cannot currently take place until 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.

The Government has indicated that the situation will be kept under review and if safe to do so, further legislation will be laid that will permit casual vacancy elections and referendums to be held sooner than 6 May 2021. If this is the case a revised notice will be published.

Dated 14 August, 2020

Sarah Sternberg Returning Officer

District Council Offices

2013 Mill Lane




S42 6NG

Posted: Fri, 14 Aug 2020 09:00 by Karen Howe

Tags: 2020, Co-option, Notice