Notice is hereby given that due to Resignation of Cllr. Carole Roberts.

A vacancy exists in the office of Parish Councillor for the Parish of Ruspidge & Soudley (West).

In accordance with Section 89(3) of the Local Government Act 1972 and Rules 5(5) and 5(6) of the Local Elections (Parishes and Communities) (England and Wales) Rules 2006 as this vacancy has occurred within six months of the ordinary elections to the Parish/Town Council, an election shall not be held to fill the vacancy. The vacancy will therefore be filled at the next ordinary election of councillors to be held on 4 May 2024.

However, the Parish/Town Council may choose to fill the vacancy by co-option for the period until that election. The co-option may take place after fourteen days following the date of this notice

Notice Date: 31/05/2023