Vacancy for a Parish Councillor

Parish of Otterhampton, Otterhampton and, Combwich Ward

Notice of Vacancy in the office of Parish Councillor


Pursuant to section 87(2) of the Local Government Act, 1972, that a Casual Vacancy exists in the office of Parish Councillor for the above Parish due to the resignation of Cllr John Marriott.

If within 14 days* after the date of this notice, a request for an election to fill the said vacancy is made in writing and delivered to the Returning Officer (Electoral Services Office) at Bridgwater House, King Square, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 3AR signed by TEN electors for the said Parish, an election will be held to fill the said vacancy, otherwise the vacancy will be filled by co-option.

If you are interested in applying for this vacancy, please notify the Clerk in writing by or on Thursday 8 May 2014.


Clerk of the Parish Council

Dated: 15 April 2014.

 Mrs Aly Prowse, Clerk of Otterhampton Parish Council, Dowells Farm, Steart, Bridgwater, TA5 2PX

*In computing any period of time for this purpose, a Saturday, Sunday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, Good Friday, Easter Monday, bank or public holidays or any day appointed for public thanksgiving or mourning must be disregarded.