NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a vacancy exists in the office of Parish Councillor of Stoke Fleming Parish Council.
Unless ten or more electors of the parish, on or before the 28th May 2021, submit a request in writing for an election to be held, the Parish Council will take steps to fill the vacancy by co-option.
Requests must be sent to the Returning Officer, South Hams District Council, Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes, TQ9 5NE.
Where ten valid requests for a by-election are received by the Proper Officer, under the provisions 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. The 2020 regulations provide for the by-election 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.