THURNHAM WITH GLASSON PARISH COUNCIL
NOTICE OF CASUAL VACANCIES
LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT, 1972 (AS AMENDED) SECTION 87 (2)
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that THREE casual vacancies exist on the Thurnham with Glasson Parish Council.
On receipt of a Notice signed by ten electors of the Parish, requesting that the vacancies be filled by an election, the Returning Officer will fix a date on which an election will be held.
Any such Notice(s) shall be served on the Returning Officer, Town Hall, Lancaster, on any day following the publication of this Notice, during normal office hours, but not later than 5.00 p.m., 7th October, 2020. As the office of the Returning Officer is currently closed, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 01524 582000, in advance should you wish to deliver the petition by hand. Thank you.
An election to fill the vacancies would normally be held within sixty days (computed in accordance with Section 243(4) of the Local Government Act 1972), however if an election is requested a poll cannot currently take place until 6 May 2021 as prescribed by the Local Government and Police and Crime Commissioner (Coronavirus) (Postponement of Elections and Referendums) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020 and the Coronavirus Act 2020.
If an Election is not requested, the Parish Council shall fill the vacancies by co-option.
17th September 2020