Casual Vacancy

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LOCAL  GOVERNMENT  ACT,  1972  (SEC.87(2))

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a casual vacancy is deemed to have occurred in the office of Councillor for the Parish of Brereton and Ravenhill, following the resignation on 17th July 2018, of Councillor Mrs HJ Southwell.

Rule 8(1) of The Local Elections (Parishes and Communities) (Amendment) Rules, 1986, provides that on a casual vacancy occurring in the office of Councillor of a Parish, an election to fill the vacancy shall be held if, within fourteen days (computed as stated below) after public notice of the vacancy 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 is situated by TEN electors for the electoral area.

The Proper Officer is:
The Returning Officer, Cannock Chase District Council, Civic Centre, PO Box 28, Beecroft Road, Cannock, WS11 1BG.


Dated this 24th day of JULY 2018


In computing any period of time for the purposes of this notice a Saturday, Sunday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Good Friday or a Bank Holiday or day appointed for public thanksgiving or mourning, shall be disregarded.