Casual Vacancy For A Parish Councillor

Casual Vacancy For A Parish Councillor

22nd of September, 2020



NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a casual vacancy is deemed to have

occurred in the office of Councillor for the Parish of  SABDEN

following the resignation on 3rd March 2020 of Councillor Caroline Guirdham

Rule 5 of the Local Elections (Parishes and Communities) (England and

Wales) Rules 2006, provides that on a casual vacancy occurring in the office

of councillor of a parish, an election to fill the vacancy shall be held if within

fourteen days (computed as stated below) after public notice of the vacancy

has been given in accordance with Section 87(2) of the Local Government

Act 1972, notice in writing of a request for such an election has been given to

the proper officer of the council of the borough within which the parish is

situate by TEN electors for the electoral area in which the vacancy has


The Proper Officer is the Returning Officer, Ribble Valley Borough

Council, Council Offices, Church Walk, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 2RA

Dated this day  20th of September 2020

A M Whitwell

Clerk to the Council


In computing any period of time for the purposes of this notice a Saturday,

Sunday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Good Friday or a Bank Holiday or

day appointed for public thanksgiving or mourning, shall be disregarded.