Notice of Vacancy in Office of Councillor



that due to the non-attendance of Colin Snelgrove, a vacancy has arisen in the Office of Councillor for the Parish Council.

If by 9 May, 2022 (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 Uckfield (Uckfield North) Town 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 14 July, 2022.

Dated 14 April, 2022

Trevor Scott
Returning Officer
The Elections Office
Wealden District Council
Vicarage Lane
East Sussex
BN27 2AX

* In computing any period of time for this purpose, a Saturday, Sunday, day of the Christmas break, of the Easter break or of a bank holiday or day appointed for public thanksgiving or mourning must be disregarded.

“The Christmas break” means the period beginning with the last week day before 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 the next week day which is not a bank holiday.

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