CRANBROOK & SISSINGHURST PARISH COUNCIL
NOTICE UNDER LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT, 1972 (Section 87(2))
VACANCY FOR A COUNCILLOR
PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
that a casual vacancy has occurred in the office of Councillor for the CRANBROOK ward of the Parish of Cranbrook & Sissinghurstfollowing the resignation of Councillor Nancy Warne.
Rule 5(2) of The Local Elections (Parishes and Communities) (England and Wales) Rules, 2006 now applies.
The rule allows TEN ELECTORS for the ward in which the casual vacancy has arisen to request the Returning Officer holds an election to fill the vacancy. That request must be made in writing within FOURTEEN DAYS, calculated in accordance with the rules, *of the date of this notice. The fourteen-day period ends on 21st February 2022.
The Returning Officer’s address is:
Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
Kent TN1 1RS
What if a request to hold an election is not received during the permitted time?
Rule 5(5) of the above Rules will apply. The Parish Council must, as soon as practicable after the expiry of the fourteen-day period, co-opt a person to fill the vacancy.
This notice is dated 1st February 2022
Clerk to Cranbrook & Sissinghurst Parish Council
* In computing any period of time for the purposes of this notice a Saturday, Sunday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Good Friday or a Bank Holiday or day appointed for public thanksgiving or mourning, shall be disregarded.
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