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Boxted Parish Council

Local Government Act 1972

Notice of Vacancy in the Office of Councillor

Notice is hereby given pursuant to section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972 that owing to the resignation of Councillor Lucy Carpenter, a vacancy exist in the office of Parish Councillor for the Parish of Boxted.

An election will be held to fill the vacancy if any ten government electors for the said parish submit a written request to the Proper Officer within 14 days (excluding Saturdays, Sundays, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Good Friday and Bank Holidays) from the date of this Notice.  If no such request is made by Wednesday, 28 February 2018, the Parish Council will fill the vacancy by co-option.

Any request for an election to be held to fill the vacancy must be in writing.  The address of the Proper Officer is Electoral Services, Colchester Borough Council, Rowan House, Sheepen Road, Colchester, CO3 3WG.


Adrian Pritchard
Proper Officer


Dated this 8 day of February 2018