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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 Silverdale Area following the resignation on 12th August 2021 of Krishnadas Sukumaran Rule 5(2) of the Local Elections (Parishes and Communities) (England and Wales) Rules 2006 now applies.

The rule allows TEN ELECTORS for the parish / ward in which the casual vacancy has arisen to request the Returning Officer to hold an election to fill the vacancy. That request must be made within FOURTEEN DAYS, calculated in accordance with the rules, of the date of this notice. The fourteen day period ends on 9th September 2021.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.

The Returning Officer’s address is: Electoral Services, Castle House, Barracks Road, Newcastle under Lyme, ST5 1BLThe telephone number for further guidance is 01782 717717

This notice is dated 19 August 2021

Debra Powell

Parish Clerk

Silverdale Parish Council Email: silverdaleparish@hotmail.com

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