NOTICE OF VACANCY
IN THE OFFICE OF DISTRICT COUNCILLOR
BARDEN FELL WARD
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that due to the non-attendance of Councillor David Pighills, a casual vacancy has arisen in the Office of Councillor for the above Ward.
After the required notice in writing of vacancy has been given to me by two local government electors in the local authority area, in accordance with Section 89(1)(b) of the Local Government Act, 1972, an election to fill the vacancy will be held.
By virtue of the Coronavirus Act 2020 and The Local Government and Police and Crime Commissioner (Coronavirus)(Postponement of Elections and Referendums)(England and Wales) Regulations 2020 the by-election will not currently take place, and the vacancy will be held open until such time as it can take place.
The 2020 regulations provide for the by election to take place on the date for the Ordinary Election of Councillors due to be held on Thursday 6 May 2021. However, this date may be brought forward or deferred by the Government depending upon the circumstances. Any election that is in due course called will be duly publicised as required by law.
15th September 2020
Craven District Council
1 Belle Vue Square