NOTICE OF VACANCY
IN THE OFFICE OF
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that acasual vacancy is deemed to have occurred in the office of Councillor for the above Parish following the none attendance of Rebecca Norton
Rule 5 of the Local Elections (Parishes and Communities) (England and Wales) Rules 2006, provides that on a casual vacancy occurring in the office of parish councillor, an election to fill the vacancy shall be held if within fourteen days* after the date of this notice (i.e. no later than Thursday 4th January 2024) has been given in accordance with section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972, notice in writing of a request for such an election has been given to the proper officer of the council of the district within which the parish is situate by TEN electors for the parish.
If a request for an election is not received by the above deadline then the parish council will co-opt a person to fill the vacancy as soon as practicable in accordance with the Local Elections (Parishes and Communities) Rules 1986.
If there is an election, it will take place not later than 60 days (excluding dies non) after the date this notice is published..
The proper officer is Paul Walker, Herefordshire Council, Electoral Services, Town Hall, St Owen, Hereford, HR1 2PJ
Clerk to Credenhill Parish Council
Dated: 12th December 2023
*In computing any period of time for this purpose, a Saturday, Sunday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Good Friday, or bank or public holidays or any day appointed for public thanksgiving or mourning must be disregarded.