Vacancy for a councillor - Easington, Kilnsea, Spurn and Out Newton Parish Council

Tue, 08 Sep 2020

Parish Council of Easington, Kilnsea,Spurn and Out Newton


  1. There is a vacancy on the above council following the resignation of Cllr D Tucker.
  1. A by-election to fill the vacancy will be held, if by Friday 25th September, 2020 10 electors for the parish give notice in writing to the Chief Executive of the East Riding of Yorkshire Council at County Hall, Beverley, East Yorkshire, HU17 9BA claiming such an election.
  1. Where 10 valid requests for a by-election are received by the Proper Officer then 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 the by-election will not currently take place, and the vacancy will be held open until the by election takes place. The 2020 regulations provide for the by election to take place on the date for the Ordinary Election of Councillors due to be held on Thursday 6th May, 2021.  However, this date may be brought forward or deferred by the Government depending up on the circumstances.  Any Election that is in due course called will be duly publicised as required by law.
  1. If no such notice is given the Parish Council will fill the vacancy by co-option.

Dated Monday 7th September, 2020 

Signed Alison Whelan, clerk to Easington Parish Council

Address:  8 High Street,


                 East Riding of Yorkshire

                 HU12 0TS

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