Vacancy for town councillor following resignation of Brian Tolver


A vacancy has arisen for a councillor in the South Ward of Handforth following the resignation of Brian Tolver citing ill health reasons.

There is a vacancy for a councillor to represent the Handforth South Ward on the Town Council.

The vacancy has arisen following the resignation of Brian Tolver due to ill health.

An election to fill the vacancy will be held if ten electors from the Electoral area give notice to the Returning Officer requesting such an election within 14 days (excluding Saturdays Sundays, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Good Friday or a Bank Holiday) of the date of the notice (October 25th)

The address of the Returning Officer is:

The Returning Officer
Cheshire East Council
Middlewich Road
CW11 1HZ

If no such notice is given the Town Council will fill the vacancy by co-option.

For further advice on procedure please call the Elections Office at Cheshire East Council 01270 685922.


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