NOTICE OF VACANCY IN OFFICE OF COUNCILLOR
Parish of Abberley
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
that a casual vacancy has arisen in the Office of Councillor for the Parish Council following the death of Councillor Richard Goodman on 29 October 2022.
If by Friday 9 December 2022 a request for an election to fill said vacancy is made in writing to the Returning Officer at the address below by TEN electors** for the said Parish, an election will be held to fill the said vacancy, otherwise the vacancy will be filled by co-option.
If an election is called, it will take place not later than Thursday 16 February 2023.
Dated: Monday 21 November 2022
Clerk to the Parish Council:
The Council House
* In calculating dates for this purpose, exclude Saturday, Sunday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Good Friday and bank holidays.
** There is no form of words for this request, which might simply be a letter headed with such words as “We the undersigned being electors for the [Ward of] … Parish, call for an election to fill the vacancy arising from the [death][resignation] of …”. It is helpful if the ten signatures are accompanied by printed names and addresses.