Vacancy for a Councillor

NOTICE UNDER LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT, 1972 (Section 87(2))

VACANCY FOR A COUNCILLOR

PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN

Two Casual Vacancies have arisen within both the South Ward and the North Ward of Whitchurch, Shropshire.

Could you spare several hours a week to help your local community in this unpaid volunteer councillor role? If so, read on…

A casual vacancy has arisen within the North Ward of Whitchurch Town Council, following the resignation of Cllr Neville. That person must be qualified by virtue of being a British or Commonwealth Citizen, citizen of the Republic of Ireland or European Union citizen, who has attained the age of 18 years and is:

(a) registered as a local government elector for the parish; and/or who has

(b) during the whole of the twelve months preceding the appointment occupied as owner or tenant land or other premises in the parish; and/or his/her

(c) principal or only place of work during those twelve months has been in the parish; and/or has

(d) during those twelve months resided in the parish or within 4.8 kilometres of it;

and is not disqualified from holding office by reason of any disqualification set out in Section 80 of the Local Government Act 1972.

For more information please email Town Council Offices on: clerk@whitchurchcouncil.uk or contact the Elections Department at Shropshire Council 0345 678 9000.

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