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Lach Dennis & Lostock Green Parish Councillor Vacancy

LACH DENNIS PARISH COUNCIL

 

VACANCY TO  CO-OPT ONE PARISH COUNCILLOR

 

The Electoral Services Department of Cheshire West and Chester Council has confirmed that the regulation 10 requests from electors have not been fulfilled and the Parish Council can now fill the casual vacancy by co-option.

Any person wishing to be considered for co-option to the said vacancy should send a written application giving brief biographical details and qualifications to the Parish Clerk at the address below, or via email.

The closing date for written submissions of interest is Monday 2nd May 2022. Candidates will be invited to speak at the Parish Council meeting to be held on Tuesday 10th May 2022 after which a vote by Councillors will take place. Full details of the process can be obtained from the Parish Clerk.

 

Lyndsey Sandison

Clerk to the Parish Council

Address

6 Houghton Close

Northwich

Cheshire

CW9 8NW

 

 

Reasons to become a Parish Councillor 

There are many reasons why you might like to become a councillor: to make a difference and help shape the future of the local community, concern about your local area and wanting to ensure the community gets the right services.

 

Qualifications to be a Parish Councillor

You must be:

  • At least 18 years old on the day of your nomination, and
  • A British citizen, an eligible Commonwealth citizen or a citizen of any other member state of the European Union

You must also meet at least one of the following four qualifications:

  • You are, and will continue to be, registered as a local government elector for the parish in which you wish to stand from the day of your nomination onwards
  • You have occupied as owner or tenant any land or other premises in the parish area during the whole of the 12 months before the day of your nomination and the day of election
  • Your main or only place of work during the 12 months prior to the day of your nomination and the day of election has been in the parish area
  • You have lived in the parish area of within three miles of it during the whole of the 12 months before the day of your nomination and the day of election.

Will I be paid?

Councillors are not paid for their time in public office.

 

For further information about becoming a councillor please visit:

https://www.chalc.org.uk/about-local-councils/how-to-become-councillor.html