Notices of Casual Vacancies

NOTICE OF CASUAL VACANCY
IN THE OFFICE OF COUNCILLOR

ROEBUCK WARD

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN under Section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972 that, due to the resignation of Sarah-Jane McDonough, a vacancy has arisen in the office of Borough Councillor for the Roebuck Ward of the Borough of Stevenage.

All requests for a by-election must be made in writing to me at the address below, and by two local government electors within the Stevenage local authority area for a by-election to take place.

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.

Matt Partridge                                                Dated: 21 July 2020
Returning Officer

Stevenage Borough Council
Daneshill House
Danestrete
Stevenage
Herts
SG1 1HN