Vacancy on the Parish Council – would you like to fill it?
There were 6 nominations to fill the 7 Parish Council seats so there is a vacancy that will be filled by co-opting a suitable candidate at the next meeting on 7 May 2019.
Some details are given below: QUALIFICATIONS FOR ELECTION AND HOLDING OFFICE ARE:
Must be UK citizen or qualifying Commonwealth or EU citizen
18 years of age and:
Is and continues to be a local government elector for the area of the authority; or
Has during the whole of the 12 months preceding that day occupied as owner or tenant any land or
other premises in that area; or
His or her principal place of work during that 12 months has been in that area; or
Has during the whole of those 12 months resided in that area or within three miles of it
DISQUALIFICATIONS FOR ELECTION AND HOLDING OFFICE ARE:
Holding any paid office or employment to which he or she has been appointed by the council (excludes office of chairman and vice chairman)
He or she is the subject of a bankruptcy restrictions order, an interim bankruptcy restrictions order, a
debt relief restrictions order of an interim debt relief restrictions order
Has within five years before the day of election or since his or her election been convicted of any
offence and sentenced to a term of imprisonment of at least three months (whether suspended or not)
without the option of a fine
He or she has been found guilty of corrupt or illegal practices or was responsible for incurring unlawful expenditure and a court orders disqualification
ct the Clerk (01460 281902 or firstname.lastname@example.org) if you are interested in applying or have any queries.