NOTICE OF VACANCY
IN THE OFFICE OF PARISH COUNCILLOR for
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a casual vacancy is deemed to have occurred in the
office of Councillor for the Kenchester Parish following the resignation of James Neil
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, 10th June 2021) 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 Bishopstone
Group 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, 12th August 2021.
The proper officer is Paul Walker Herefordshire Council, ElectoralServices, Town Hall, St
Owen Street, Hereford, HR1 2PJ
Clerk to Bishopstone Group Parish Council
Dated: Thursday, 20th May 2021