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Town Council Vacancy

TOWN COUNCIL OF ULVERSTON

CENTRAL WARD OF THE PARISH

VACANCY TOWN COUNCILLOR

LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT 1972 (SECTION 87(2))

THE LOCAL ELECTIONS (PARISHES AND COMMUNITIES) (ENGLAND

AND WALES) RULES 2006 (RULE 5)

(1) There is a vacancy on the above-mentioned Council caused by:

The death of Cllr Dr. Bharath Rajan

(2) A by-election to fill the vacancy must be held if, within 14 days from the date of

the publishing of this Notice, ten electors for the Ward give notice, in writing, to

the Returning Officer of their request for an election.

(3) If a by-election is called it will not be held until 6 May 2021 in line with the Local

Government and Police and Crime Commissioner (Coronavirus) (Postponement

of Elections and Referendums) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020.

(4) The Returning Officer for Parish Elections is Simon McVey, South Lakeland

District Council, South Lakeland House, Lowther Street, Kendal, Cumbria LA9

4UQ.

(5) If no such notice is given, the Parish/Town Council must fill the vacancy by cooption as soon as practicable after the expiry of the period of 14 days referred to

at Paragraph (2) above.

Dated: 30 June 2020

Signed Jayne Kendall

Town Clerk

Address of Town Clerk

Town Council Office, County Sq, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 7LZ.

01229 585778

NOTES

(1) This form is for use where a vacancy occurs six months or more before the fourth day after the day of the next

ordinary election.

(2) In computing any period of time for the purposes of this notice a Saturday, Sunday, Christmas Eve, Christmas

Day, Good Friday or a Bank Holiday or a day appointed for public thanksgiving or mourning, shall be

disregarded.

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