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   NOTICE RE CASUAL COUNCILLOR VACANCY    12 February, 2021

PARISH OF MUNCASTER

NOTICE OF VACANCY

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a casual vacancy has arisen in the office of Parish Councillor in the Parish of Muncaster, following the resignation of Councillor Brian Kennish.

An election to fill the vacancy will be held, if within fourteen days* of the date hereof notice in writing of a request for such an election is given to The Returning Officer, Copeland Borough Council, Market Hall, Market Place, Whitehaven, CA28 7JG by ten electors of the Parish of Muncaster.

If an election is called, in accordance with the Coronavirus Act 2020 and the Local Government and Police and Crime Commissioner (Coronavirus) (Postponement of Elections and Referendums) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020, Regulation 6 of the 2020 Regulations provide that an election to fill a casual vacancy that would have taken place in the period 16 March 2020 to 5 May 2021 (inclusive) will now take place on 6 May 2021.

If no such notice is given, the Parish Council will fill the vacancy by co-option.

 

David Boyd                                                                                       Dated: Friday 12 Feb.  2021

Clerk to Muncaster Parish Council

Richmond House,

Drigg Road,

Seascale

CA20 1NS

 

 

 

*In computing any period of time for this purpose, a Saturday, Sunday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Good Friday, or bank or public holidays or any day appointed for public thanksgiving or mourning must be disregarded.

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