NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a casual vacancy is deemed to have occurred in the office of Councillor for the Leominster, Leominster North Parish Ward following the resignation of Jon Henry William Preece.
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 Parish Ward councillor, an election to fill the vacancy shall be held if within fourteen days* after the date of this notice (i.e. no later than Thursday, 1st September 2022) 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 district within which the Parish Ward is situate by TEN electors for the Parish Ward.
If a request for an election is not received by the above deadline then Leominster Town Council will co-opt a person to fill the vacancy as soon as practicable in accordance with the Local Elections (Parishes and Communities) Rules 1986.
If there is an election, it will take place not later than Thursday, 3rd November 2022.
The proper officer is Paul Walker Herefordshire Council, Electoral Services Office, Town Hall, St Owen Street, Hereford, HR1 2PJ