Notice of Vacancy
Published: 24 March 2021
LONGRIDGE TOWN COUNCIL - ALSTON WARD
LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT 1972 (SEC. 87(2))
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a casual vacancy is deemed to have occurred in the office of Councillor for Longridge Town Council, Alston Ward following the resignation on 16th March 2021 of Councillor Judith Clark.
Rule 5 of the Local Elections (Parishes and Communities) (England and Wales) Rules 2006, provides that on a casual vacancy occurring in the office of councillor of a parish, an election to fill the vacancy shall be held if within fourteen days (computed as stated below) after public notice of the vacancy has been given in accordance with Section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972, notice in writing of a request for such an election has been given to the proper officer of the council of the borough within which the parish is situate by TEN electors for the electoral area in which the vacancy has occurred.
The Proper Officer is the Returning Officer, Ribble Valley Borough Council, Council Offices, Church Walk, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 2RA
Dated this 24th day of March 2021