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Co-option of One Parish Councillor (North Ward)


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a vacancy has arisen in the office of Councillor for Sandiacre Parish Council.

Erewash Borough Council has informed the Parish Council there were no representations received for an election and the Parish Council can now fill the casual vacancy by co-option.

If you are interested in serving as a Parish Councillor, please send a written expression of interest to the Parish Clerk providing details of skills and experience you feel you can bring to the role.

If you would like to know more about the role, or wish to request a co-option application form or receive details of the qualification criteria please contact the Clerk.

You must have lived or worked in the parish for at least 12 months; live within 3 miles of the parish boundary and you must be on the electoral role.


 TUESDAY, 17 APRIL 2018 at 12 NOON

Mrs Michelle Bloor - Clerk to the Parish Council

Parish Council Office 19b, Doncaster Avenue Sandiacre Derbyshire NG10 5FJ

Telephone: 0115 949 0456


Dated: Wednesday, 4 April 2018

Qualifications to be a Councillor

A person is qualified to be elected and to be a Councillor if they are a British, Commonwealth, Irish or European Union citizen and on the relevant day (that is, the day of nomination or election) they are 18 or over.

In addition, the person must meet at least one of the following criteria:

 (1) on the relevant day and thereafter they continue to be on the electoral register for the parish, or

(2) during the whole of the twelve months before that day they have owned or tenanted land or premises in the parish, or

(3) during the whole of the twelve months before that day their principal or only place of work has been in the parish, or

(4) during the whole of the twelve months before that day they have resided in the parish or within three miles of it.

Except for qualification (1), these qualifications then continue for the full term of office, until the next ordinary elections.

Certain people are disqualified from standing, and these include paid officers (including the Clerks) of the Council, bankrupts and those subject to recent sentences of imprisonment.