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
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 Candidate||Party||Number of Votes*|
|UK Independence Party (UKIP)||379 |
|Labour Party||576 - 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 mark||0|
| B voting for more Candidates than voter was entitled to||2 |
| C writing or mark by which voter could be identified||0 |
| D being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty||1 |
| Total|| 3|
|Vacant Seats||Electorate||Ballot Papers Issued||Turnout|
| 1||5,104 ||1,169 ||22.9%|
STATEMENT OF PERSONS NOMINATED
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
Description (if any)
Name of Proposer
Reason why no longer nominated*
249 High Street, Dunsville, Doncaster, DN7 4BU
Wood Harold F
Glendene, Bawtry Road, Hatfield Woodhouse, Doncaster, DN7 6BT
UK Independence Party (UKIP)
2 Edward Court, Thorne, Doncaster, DN8 4LE
*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.
8 April 2016 Returning Officer
Printed and published by the Returning Officer, Civic Office, Waterdale, Doncaster DN1 3BU