NOTICE OF VACANCY

IN OFFICE OF COUNCILLOR

 

 

All Cannings

 

PARISH OF ALL CANNINGS

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN

 that due to the resignation of Andy Mcdonald, a vacancy has arisen in the Office of Councillor for
the Parish Council.


If by 9 July, 2020 (14 days after the date of this notice) a request for an election to fill said
vacancy is made in writing to the Returning Officer at the address below by TEN electors from the
Parish of All Cannings, an election will be held to fill the said vacancy, otherwise the vacancy will
be filled by co-option.

Where ten valid requests for a by-election are received by the Returning Officer then under the
provisions 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 19 June, 2020


Terence Herbert
Returning Officer
Electoral Services, Wiltshire Council
County Hall
Bythesea Road
Trowbridge
Wiltshire
BA14 8JN