NOTICE OF CASUAL VACANCY

PARISH OF HATFIELD TOWN COUNCIL - HATFIELD WOODHOUSE WARD

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN

that a casual vacancy has arisen in the Office of Councillor for the Parish Council.

In accordance with the Local Government Act 1972 a by-election will be conducted in accordance with the rules for ordinary elections if, within fourteen days (not including Weekends or Bank holidays) from the date of this notice, a Poll is claimed by ten Electors of the Hatfield Town Council - Hatfield Woodhouse Ward

This must be done in writing to the Returning Officer at Civic Office, Waterdale Doncaster DN1 3BU. anyone attending the Civic Office should report to the Business Reception desk and a member of Electoral Services will collect the document.

If by 3 February, 2017 no poll is claimed, then the Parish Council will fill the vacancy by co-option, in accordance with the Local Government Act 1972, Section 89 (6), and Local Elections (Parishes and Communities) Rules 2006.

The person filling the casual vacancy will retire from office at the time when the Councillor whose place he or she will fill would ordinarily have retired. i.e.May 2021

Dated 16 January, 2017

Signed

C McRoy

Clerk to the Council


 

 

 

 

Results for the Hatfield Town Council - Dunscroft Ward By-Election held on Thursday 5 May 2016.

Hatfield Town Council - Dunscroft Ward
Voting figures for Thursday, 5 May 2016
Name of CandidatePartyNumber of Votes*
BENNETT
Nigel
Independent211
JACQUES
Keith
UK Independence Party (UKIP)379
POWELL
Ron
Labour Party576 - Elected

* If elected the word 'Elected' appears against the number of votes.

The number of ballot papers rejected was as follows Number of ballot papers
A want of an official mark0
B voting for more Candidates than voter was entitled to2
C writing or mark by which voter could be identified0
D being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty1
Total 3
Vacant SeatsElectorateBallot Papers IssuedTurnout
15,104 1,169 22.9%

 

STATEMENT OF PERSONS NOMINATED

 

DONCASTER COUNCIL

 

Election of a Parish Councillor

 

The following is a statement of the persons nominated for election as a Parish Councillor for

 

Hatfield Town Council - Dunscroft Ward

 

Name of Candidate

Home Address

Description (if any)

Name of Proposer

Reason why no longer nominated*

BENNETT

Nigel

249 High Street, Dunsville, Doncaster, DN7 4BU

INDEPENDENT

Wood Harold F

 

JACQUES

Keith

Glendene, Bawtry Road, Hatfield Woodhouse, Doncaster, DN7 6BT

UK Independence Party (UKIP)

Eland Julia

 

POWELL

Ron

2 Edward Court, Thorne, Doncaster, DN8 4LE

Labour Party

Speight Bryony

 

*Decision of the Returning Officer that the nomination is invalid or other reason why a person nominated no longer stands nominated.

  The persons above against whose name no entry is made in the last column have been and stand validly nominated.

 A POLL WILL BE TAKEN on Thursday 5 May 2016 between the hours of 7:00 am and 10:00 pm.

 

                                                                                 

                                                                                                                                       Johanna Miller

 8 April 2016                                                                                                                   Returning Officer 

Printed and published by the Returning Officer, Civic Office, Waterdale, Doncaster  DN1 3BU