NOTICE OF CASUAL VACANCY
PARISH OF WANBOROUGH PARISH COUNCIL
PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that two casual vacancies has occurred in the office of Councillor for the Parish Council following the resignation of Councillors Bob Biggs and Donna Stalker.
Rule 5(2) of The Local Elections (Parishes and Communities) (England and Wales) Rules, 2006 now applies.
The rule allows for ten local government electors for the Wanborough Parish to request the Returning Officer to hold an election to fill the vacancies. That request must be made within fourteen days excluding dies non. The fourteen day notice period ends on 15th June 2023. Requests must be made in writing to Returning Officer, Electoral Services, Civic Offices, Euclid Street, Swindon Borough Council, SN1 2JH.
If a request for an election to fill the said vacancy is made in writing to the Returning Officer, by TEN electors for the said Parish, an election will be held to fill the said vacancy.
If a request to hold an election is not received during the permitted time period Rule 5(5) of the above rules will apply. The Parish Council must, as soon as practicable after the expiry of the fourteen-day period, co-opt a person to fill the vacancy.
This notice is dated 25th May 2023 Angela Raymond
Clerk & RFO
Wanborough Parish Council