Casual Vacancy for a Parish Councillor

ST OSYTH PARISH COUNCIL
The Village Hall, Clacton Road, St. Osyth, Essex, CO16 8PE
Tel: 01255 821447 E-mail: clerk@stosyth.gov.uk Web: www.stosyth.gov.uk
Sonia Grantham Neil Williams
Chairman Clerk to the Parish Council

Notice of Casual Vacancy for a Parish Councillor for the Parish of St Osyth

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a casual vacancy exists in the Office of
Parish Councillor for the Parish of St Osyth (St Osyth Ward)
An election to fill the vacancy will be held if, within 14 days, (excluding
Saturdays, Sundays and bank holidays) of the date of this notice, notice in
writing of a request for such an election has been given to the Returning
Officer at the Town Hall, Station Road, Clacton-on-Sea by ten electors for the
electoral area.
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 any
election requisitioned in response to this Notice will not be held until the law provides for it; which at the time of this Notice would be on Thursday, 6 May 2021. The relevant vacancy would therefore remain unfilled until such an election was held as permitted in law.
If there is no request for an election within the time indicated, the vacancy
will be filled by the Parish Council by way of co-option.

Dated, this 30th day of July 2020.
Neil Williams
Clerk to the Parish Council

Leave a Reply