Vacancy for Councillor

Wimborne Minster East Parish Ward

Notice is hereby given, in accordance with Section 87 (2) of the Local Government Act 1972, that a vacancy exists in the Office of Town Councillor within the Wimborne East Parish Ward of the Town of Wimborne Minster by reason of the death of Councillor Henry Bartlett.

A by-election to fill the vacancy will be held if any ten local government electors for the said electoral area submit a written request to that effect in the manner prescribed below.

Any request for an election to be held to fill the vacancy must be in writing and made in person to: the Returning Officer, East Dorset District Council, Allenview House, Hanham Road, Wimborne, BH21 1AG or by post: East Dorset District Council, PO Box 9148, Christchurch, BH23 9JQ within 14 days (not including Saturday, Sunday or Bank Holidays) of the notice dated 8th March 2017.