Notice of vacancy on Saffron Walden Town Council (Little Warden ward)

Filling of casual vacancy on Saffron Walden Town Council (Little Walden ward)

Notice is hereby given that a vacancy has occurred in the office of Town Councillor for the Little Walden ward arising from the resignation of Mr Stacy Coote.

An election to fill the vacancy will be held if notice in writing of a request for such an election is made by ten Local Government electors for the electoral area* and received by the Returning Officer, Uttlesford District Council, Council Offices, London Road, Saffron Walden, Essex CB11 4ER, by not later than Monday 5 October 2020.

However, the Coronavirus Act 2020 and the Local Government and Police and Crime Commissioner (Coronavirus) (Postponement of Elections and Referendums) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020 delay an election to fill the vacancy until 6 May 2021 or such other day as is fixed by the Secretary of State by Order.

If an election is not requested by ten Local Government electors, the vacancy will be filled by the Town Council as soon as practicable after the expiry of the date referred to above.

 

*if the parish is warded, the 10 signatories all need to be from the parish ward where the vacancy has arisen

 

Dated this 15th day of September 2020

Lisa Courtney
Clerk to Saffron Walden Town Council
11 Emson Close
Saffron Walden
CB10 1HL