Broseley Town Council

NOTICE UNDER LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT, 1972 (Section87(2))


VACANCY FOR A COUNCILLOR

PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN

that a casual vacancy has occurred in the office of Councillor for West

Ward ofBroseley Town Council, following the resignation on 12

August 2021 of Councillor Claire Houston Holland.

Rule 5(2) of The Local Elections (Parishes and Communities) (England and Wales) Rules, 2006 now applies.


The rule allows TEN ELECTORS for the parishWest Ward in which the casual vacancy has arisen to request the

Returning Officer to hold an election to fill thevacancy.That request must be made within FOURTEEN DAYS,

calculated in accordance with therules,of the date of this notice. The fourteen-day period ends on 2 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, Shropshire Council,

The Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY2 6ND

The telephone number for further guidance is 0345 678 9015.

This notice is dated 12 August 2021



Anne Wilson

Locum Town Clerk

Broseley Town Council





*In calculating the notice period, day one is the day following the date 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, and the period closes at midnight on the fourteenth day after the date of this notice. Rule 5(2) of The

Local Elections (Parishes and Communities) (England and Wales) Rules, 2006 now applies.


Notice Date: 31/05/2020