Councillor Vacancies

Published: 19 January 2021

Below is the official notice posted in September to advertise the posts.  The deadline to call an election has now pasted and the council took the decision  NOT to co opt until the council could meet face to face once more.   However, if you would like to register your interest in becoming a parish council please contact the clerk and complete the form below.  Once the council are able to proceed with the co option all interested candidate will be invited to attend a parish council meeting for the co option

Register of interest Form for Christow Parish Council 


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, pursuant to Section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972, that two vacancies exists in the office of Councillor for the above Parish.

If, within fourteen working days after the date of this notice (i.e. by no later than 22nd September 2020) a request to fill the vacancy by election is made in writing to the Proper Officer, Forde House, Brunel Road, Newton Abbot, TQ12 4XX by TEN electors of the Parish then an election will be held to fill the vacancy, otherwise the Parish Council will take steps to fill the vacancy by co-option.

IMPORTANT: Please be advised that in accordance with the Coronavirus Act 2020 and The Local Government and Police and Crime Commissioner (Coronavirus) (Postponement of Elections and Referendums) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020, if an election is requested to fill this vacancy it will not take place before May 2021.

Signed: C Retallick Date: 2nd September 2020
(Clerk to the Council)