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Vacancy for a Parish Councillor

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LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT 1972 

CLAPHAM PARISH COUNCIL 

NOTICE OF VACANCY IN THE OFFICE OF PARISH COUNCILLOR

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that due to the resignation of:- 

Councillor Mr Peter Jenkin

a vacancy has occurred in the office of councillor for the above named parish. 

The vacancy will be filled by election if, within fourteen days of the date of this notice, any ten local government electors for the said parish submit a written request to the Returning Officer, Arun District Council, Arun Civic Centre, Maltravers Road, Littlehampton, BN17 5LF.

In computing the fourteen days, a Saturday or Sunday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Good Friday or Bank Holiday, or a day appointed for public thanksgiving or mourning shall be disregarded. If no written request for an election is received by the Returning Officer within the time specified, the vacancy will be filled by co-option by the parish council. 

Should the Council decide not to fill the vacancy by co-option then that  vacancy will be filled at the ordinary elections on the 2 May 2019 


Dated 4th February 2019

Signed  D Porter, Clerk to the Council