COVID – 19 IMPORTANT INFORMATION

PARISH COUNCILLOR VACANCY

There is a vacancy on Burgh by Sands Parish Council caused by the resignation of Councillor J Sturman.

A by-election to fill the vacancy will be held if, within 14 working days* from the date below, ten electors for the Parish give notice in writing claiming such an election to the Returning Officer.

If an election is requested a poll cannot take place until 6 May 2021 as a result of the Local Government and Police and Crime Commissioner (Coronavirus) (Postponement of Elections and Referendums) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020 and the Coronavirus Act 2020.

The address of the Returning Officer is:  Returning Officer, Civic Centre, Carlisle, CA3 8QG

If no such notice is given, the Parish Council will fill the vacancy by co-option.

Dated the 1st day of September 2020

Parish Clerk Isobel Elsdon, Beech House, Grinsdale, Carlisle CA5 6DS