Vacancy for a councillor - East Riding of Yorkshire Council, South East Holderness Ward

Mon, 01 Mar 2021

South East Holderness Ward

1. A vacancy has arisen in the South East Holderness Ward of East Riding of Yorkshire Council due to the resignation of Councillor Paul Whitehead.

2. A by-election to fill this vacancy will take place if two local government electors submit a written request to the Proper Officer at the address below. The requests may be made by petition or individual letter.

3. In accordance with the current statutory restrictions* applicable to the holding of elections, should an election be requested as outlined above, then this will be held on 6 May 2021, or earlier should changes in statutory electoral regulations permit.

Dated: 1 March 2021

Caroline Lacey
Chief Executive (Proper Officer)
East Riding of Yorkshire Council
Electoral Services Team
County Hall
HU17 9BA

*By virtue 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, and the vacancy will be held open until the by election takes place. The 2020 regulations provide for the by election to take place on the date for the Ordinary Election of Councillors due 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.

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