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Notice of Vacancy in the office of Councillor - South Cerney Parish Council

posted 13 Aug 2020, 04:01 by Robert Cowley
NOTICE is given that, due to the resignation of Ian Bullock , a vacancy has arisen for a Councillor for the Parish Council. 

The vacancy will be filled by election if a request from 10 local government electors for the Parish is received within 14 days of the date of this notice. The request must be received by 2 September 2020. 

Requests should include each electors’ name and address and should be sent to the Returning Officer at the address below or by email to 

If a request by 10 electors are not received by the date given, the Parish Council may fill the vacancy by co-option. 

If an election is called, the Coronavirus Act 2020 and The Local Government and Police and Crime Commissioner (Coronavirus)(Postponement of Elections and Referendums)(England and Wales) Regulations 2020 regulations state that the byelection will not take place, and the vacancy will be held open. 

The 2020 regulations provide for the by election to take place on Thursday 6 May 2021. However, this date may be brought forward or deferred by the Government depending upon the circumstances. Any election that is called will be duly publicised as required by law. 

Dated 12 August 2020 

Jan Britton 
Returning Officer 
Council Offices 
Trinity Road