NOTICE OF VACANCY
IN THE OFFICE OF
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a casual vacancy is deemed to have occurred in the office of Councillor for the Credenhill Parish following the resignation of Terence Edmund John Smissen.
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 Tuesday, 15th February 2022) 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 Credenhill 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 Thursday, 21st April 2022.
The proper officer is Paul Walker Herefordshire Council, Electoral Services, Town Hall, St Owen Street, Hereford, HR1 2PJ
Clerk to Credenhill Parish Council
Dated: Wednesday, 30th January 2022
*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.