Uppingham Town Council

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NOTICE OF VACANCY

NOTICE OF VACANCY

NOTICE OF VACANCY
IN THE OFFICE OF COUNCILLOR

UPPINGHAM TOWN COUNCIL

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN

Pursuant to section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972, that as a result of the resignation of Alec Crombie MBE, a vacancy exists in the office of Councillor for Uppingham Town Council.

If by 25 September 2020 (14 days* after the date of this notice), a request for an election to fill the said vacancy is made in writing to the Returning Officer at Catmose, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 6HP by TEN electors for the said Ward, an election will be held** to fill the said vacancy, otherwise the vacancy will be filled by co-option.

MARK ANDREWS RETURNING OFFICER

Date: 7 September 2020

* In computing any period of time for this purpose, a Saturday, Sunday, day of the Christmas break, of the Easter break or of a bank holiday or day appointed for public thanksgiving or mourning must be disregarded.

"The Christmas break" means the period beginning with the last week day before Christmas Eveand ending with the first week day after Christmas Day which is not a bank holiday, "the Easter break" means the period beginning with the Thursday before and ending with the Tuesday afterEaster Day, and "a bank holiday break" means any bank holiday not included in the Christmas break or Easter break and the period beginning with the last week day before that bank holiday and ending with the next week day which is not a bank holiday.

** If an election is triggered, paragraph 6(2) of the 2020 Regulations applies and a poll to fill the casual vacancy does not take place. Instead the vacancy is filled at the ordinary election on 6 May 2021

Posted: Mon, 07 Sep 2020 10:00 by The Clerk

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