Vacancy for a councillor - Thwing and Octon Parish Council

Mon, 14 Sep 2020



  1. There is a vacancy on the above Council caused by the resignation of a parish councillor.
  2. A bye-election to fill the vacancy will be held if by Thursday 1st October 2020, 10 electors for the parish council give notice in writing to the Chief Executive of the East Riding of Yorkshire Council at County Hall, Beverley, East Riding of 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 6 May 2021. However, this date may be brought forward or deferred by the Government depending upon 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.

Date:                                      11th September 2020 

Signed:                                   Sandra Morrison

                                                Parish Clerk to Thwing & Octon Parish Council

Address:                                The Grange

                                                Main Street


                                                East Riding of Yorkshire

                                                YO25 3DY

Telephone Number:          (01262) 470496

Email:                                    thwing.clerk@outlook.com

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