2019 Parish Elections

NOTICE OF VACANCY FOR A PARISH COUNCILLOR: STONELEIGH AND ASHOW JOINT PARISH COUNCIL

The Returning Officer at the office of the District Council has confirmed that an insufficient number of persons have been nominated to fill the vacancies in the Parish of Ashow, so the Parish Council can now fill the casual vacancy by co-option.

The council may co-opt any person who is legally qualified to hold such office, and who is willing to serve provided they are a British citizen, or a citizen of the Commonwealth or the European Union, and are neither the subject of a bankruptcy restriction order or interim
order or have, within five years before the day of the election, been convicted in the United Kingdom of any offence and have had a prison sentence (whether suspended or not) for a period of over three months without the option of a fine.

Provided the person also satisfies at least ONE of the following they may apply.

·  They are registered as a local government elector for the parish

·  They have during the whole of the preceding twelve months occupied as owner or tenant, any land or premises in the parish

·  Their principal or only place of work during the preceding twelve months has been in the parish

·  They have during the whole of the preceding twelve months resided in the parish or within 4.8 km of it

They must also be 18 years or older on the day they become nominated for election.

Applications from persons wishing to serve as a councillor need to be submitted via email to the Clerk of the Council (stoneleighashowparishcouncil@gmail.com). Applications should include a written summary covering their reasons for wishing to be a councillor, previous community/council work and any other skills they can bring to the Council, their interests and recent career history.  

If you are interested in serving as a co-opted Parish Councillor, or require further details, or would like to have an informal discussion on the role of a Parish Councillor, please contact either the Chairman of the Parish Council, Councillor Richard Hancox on 02476
693819 or 07770 826310, or the Clerk to the Council, Hannah Watts on 01788 890618.

 

Click here to see the notice of Election of Parish Councillors for Stoneleigh


Click here to see the notice of Election of Parish Councillors for Ashow