NOTICE OF VACANCY
IN THE OFFICE OF COUNCILLOR
EDITH WESTON PARISH COUNCIL
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a casual vacancy is deemed to have occurred in the office of Councillor for the Parish Council following the resignation on 11 January 2023 of Councillor Peter Coe.
Rules 5(5) and 5(6) of the Local Elections (Parishes and Communities) (England and Wales) Rules 2006, provide that on a casual vacancy occurring in the office of town councillor within six months before the day on which that councillor would regularly have retired, the parish council may, as soon as practicable after the expiry of the period of 14 days (i.e. 14 days, computed as below, after public notice of the vacancy has been given) co-opt a person to fill the vacancy.
Any vacancy not so filled must be filled at the next ordinary election.
Date: 27 January 2023
* 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 Eve and 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 after Easter 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.