Notice of Casual Vacancy

Brixham Town Council Ward: Furzeham with Summercombe Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972 that a casual vacancy exists in the office of councillor for the Furzeham with Summercombe ward of Brixham Town Council due to the resignation of Jackie Stockman. If within 14 days after the date of this notice (i.e. not later than by 5.00pm on 20 October 2020), a request for an election to fill the said vacancy is made in writing to the Returning Officer, Anne-Marie Bond, Torbay Council, Town Hall, Torquay, TQ1 3DR by TEN electors for the said parish, an election will be held to fill the said vacancy, otherwise, the vacancy will be filled by co-option. IMPORTANT: Please be advised that in accordance with the Coronavirus Act 2020 and The Local Government and Police and Crime Commissioner (Coronavirus) (Postponement of Elections and Referendums) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020, if an election is requested to fill this vacancy it will not take place before May 2021.

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