1. A vacancy has occurred in the parish of Fishbourne for a Councillor to serve on the Parish Council.
  2. If ten local government electors of the Fishbourne Parish give notice in writing on or before the 2nd October 20 to:

Proper Officer, Isle of Wight Council, County Hall, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 1UD that they wish an election to be held to fill the vacancy, then a by-election will be held.

  1. 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 by-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 6th May 2021.
  2. If notice is not given as mentioned in (2) above, the Fishbourne Parish Council will proceed to fill the before-mentioned vacancy by co-option.

Dated: 14th September 20

Address: 30 Fieldway Crescent, Northwood, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 8AJ

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