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Town Councillor Vacancy

Posted Wednesday May 29th, 2019, 11:40 am

Due to the resignation of Adrian Hinton as a Bridgnorth Town Councillor there is now a casual vacancy.

Electors in the East Ward can request that an election takes place, provided that 10 legitimate signatures are sent to the Returning Officer at Shropshire Council.

The Formal notification of the vacancy and the procedure is attached below:

2019-05-28-CASUAL-VACANCY-Hinton-resignation.pdf

In addition  there is a form that electors can complete and return to Shropshire Council if they wish to call an election.

ten-electors-notice-landscape.pdf

If an election is not called by 18th June then the Town Council will co-opt an individual.