Council Vacancy



Pursuant to section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972, that due to the resignation of Richard Sellick, a vacancy has arisen in the Office of Councillor for the Parish Council.

If by 4 June 2021 (14* days after the date of this notice) a request for an election to fill said vacancy is made in writing to the Returning Officer at the address below by TEN electors for the said Rodmell Parish Ward, an election will be held to fill the said vacancy, otherwise the vacancy will be filled by co-option.

If an election is called, it will take place not later than 6 August 2021.

Dated: 18 May 2021

Ian Fitzpatrick
Returning Officer
Electoral Services
Lewes District Council
Southover House
Southover Road

* In computing any period of time for this purpose, a Saturday, Sunday,  day of the Christmas Eve and ending the with the first week day after Christmas Day which is not a bank holiday, the “Easter Break” means the period beginning with the Thursday before and ending with the Tuesday after Easter Day, and “a bank holiday break” means any bank holiday not included in the Christmas break or the Easter break and the period beginning with the last week day before that bank holiday and ending with next week day which is not a bank holiday are excluded.



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