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Parish Council Vacancy

Parish of Welford-on-Avon


NOTICE is hereby given, in accordance with Section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972 that a vacancy exist in the office of parish councillor for the parish of Welford-on-Avon, by reason of the resignation of Councillor Colin Barbour on 23rd March 2021.

Any ten local government electors for the parish may require an election to be held to fill the said vacancy. To do this, they must send a written request to the Chief Executive, Stratford-on-Avon District Council, Elizabeth House, Church Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, which must reach him not later than 15th day of April 2021.  No set form of words is necessary.

If such a request is received by the Chief Executive, an election will be held.  If no request is received, the vacancy will be filled in due course by co-option by the remaining members of the parish council.

Dated this 24th day of March 2021.

By order of the parish council

Adele Street

Parish Clerk

* Please note that due to the passing of emergency regulations in April 2020 governing the conduct of polls then should an election be requested in respect of the above vacancy then a poll will now be held on Thursday 6th May 2021.

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