NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN under Section 87 (2) of the Local Government Act 1972 that a casual vacancy has occurred in the office of Councillor for the Parish of Tandridge following the resignation of

Councillor Nicky Hellard

Under Rule 5(2) of The Local Elections (Parish and Communities) (England and Wales) Rules 2006 it allows for ten electors for the Parish to request a by-election in order to fill the vacancy, if no such request is made the vacancy will be filled by the Parish Council through co-option.

Written requests for a by-election to be held should be sent to:-

The Chief Executive

Tandridge District Council

Council Offices

Station Road East

Oxted RH8 0BT

and must be received on or before2nd November 2020

Where ten valid requests for a by election are received by the Proper Officer, then under the provisions 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 election will not take place, and the vacancy will be held open until it is filled at the Ordinary Election of Councillors due to be held on Thursday 6thMay 2021.

Dated: 13th October 2020

Clare Kennedy, Tandridge Parish Clerk

Red Tiles, Newchapel Road, Lingfield, RH7 6BJ

Notice Date: 02/11/2020