Councillor Vacancy Notice

Lutterworth Town Council Ward Springs Casual Vacancy.

Notice is hereby given that due to the resignation of Councillor Mr Brian Tidman. a vacancy exists in the office of Town Councillor for Springs Ward.

The vacancy will be filled by election if any ten Local Government Electors for the said electoral area submit a written request to that effect in the manner prescribed below and if no such request is made the vacancy will be filled by the Town Council.

Any request for an election to be held to fill the vacancy must be in writing and must reach the Returning Officer, Harborough District Council, The Symington Building, Adam & Eve Street, Market Harborough LE16 7AG no later than 17th October 2020.

By virtue of the Coronavirus Act 2020 and The Local Government and Police and Crime Commissioner (Coronavirus)(Postponement of Elections and Referendums)(England and Wales) Regulations 2020 the by-election will not currently take place, and the vacancy will be held open until the by election takes place. The 2020 regulations provide for the by election to take place on the date for the Ordinary Election of Councillors due to be held on Thursday 6 May 2021. However, this date may be brought forward or deferred by the Government depending upon the circumstances. Any Election that is in due course called will be duly publicised as required by law

Dated this 16th September 2020
Signed: Acting Town Clerk

Posted: Wed, 16 Sep 2020 14:03 by Carol Mobbs

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