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Notice of Vacancy for Leadenhall Ward – August 2020

Please see below a notice of vacancy which occurred for the office of Councillor for the Leadenhall Ward of the Parish of Woughton Community Council.

Ten (10) Electors of the ward have fourteen (14) days from today’s date (Friday 28th August 2020) to contact Milton Keynes Council to request an election.

If a request for an election has not been made Woughton Community Council can co-opt to fill the vacancy.

Please note that if there is a request for an election, the election will not take place until Thursday 6th May 2021. 

To be eligible for election, a person MUST:

  • Must live within 4.8 kilometres (three miles) of the parish.
  • Be 18 years of age on the day of nomination.
  • Be a British citizen, Commonwealth citizen, or a citizen of the Republic of Ireland or a citizen of another Member State of the European Community.
  • Be shown in the register of electors in the local government area for which he or she intends to stand as a candidate; or
  • Have resided in the area for a period of one year; or
  • Have occupied as owner or tenant land in the area for one year; or
  • Have had his or her principal, or only place of work in the area for one year.

Candidates are advised to complete as many of the qualifications that apply, because if a candidate only satisfies the first qualification, (that of being a local government elector) and subsequently ceases to be registered, he or she will be disqualified from holding office.

Further information and guidance on what to do as a candidate can be found on the Electoral Commission website.

 

Eaglestone Ward By Election Nomination Pack

If you want to stand as a candidate for the upcoming Eaglestone by – election, (there is an eligibility criteria that applies), please see below the link to a nomination pack for you to fill in, along with a Candidates Guide.

There are further links to the Election Timetable and the Notice of Election.

If the by election is contested the vote will take place on Thursday 17th November 2019. 

Please note the nomination papers must be hand delivered to the Milton Keynes Council Civic Offices.

You will need to call ahead on (01908) 254706 and arrange an appointment between 9:00am to 4:00pm Monday to Friday, (so that the Elections Department at Milton Keynes Council can check if the form has been filled in correctly and if any amendments are required), from Friday 18th October 2019 and before 4:00pm on Friday 25 October 2019.

Woughton – Eaglestone Nomination Pack   Candidates Guide

Election Time Table  Notice Of Election

Notice of Vacancy for Eaglestone Ward – September 2019

Please see below a notice of vacancy which occurred for the office of Councillor for the Eaglestone Ward of the Parish of Woughton Community Council.

Ten (10) Electors of the ward have fourteen (14) days from today’s date (Monday 16th September 2019) to contact Milton Keynes Council to request an election.

If a request for an election has not been made Woughton Community Council can co-opt to fill the vacancy.

To be eligible for election, a person MUST:

  • Must live within 4.8 kilometres (three miles) of the parish.
  • Be 18 years of age on the day of nomination.
  • Be a British citizen, Commonwealth citizen, or a citizen of the Republic of Ireland or a citizen of another Member State of the European Community.
  • Be shown in the register of electors in the local government area for which he or she intends to stand as a candidate; or
  • Have resided in the area for a period of one year; or
  • Have occupied as owner or tenant land in the area for one year; or
  • Have had his or her principal, or only place of work in the area for one year.

Candidates are advised to complete as many of the qualifications that apply, because if a candidate only satisfies the first qualification, (that of being a local government elector) and subsequently ceases to be registered, he or she will be disqualified from holding office.

Further information and guidance on what to do as a candidate can be found on the Electoral Commission website.

WOUGHTON COMMUNITY COUNCIL

TAKE NOTE THAT A VACANCY HAS OCCURRED IN THE OFFICE OF COUNCILLOR FOR THE EAGLESTONE WARD OF THE PARISH COUNCIL OF WOUGHTON COMMUNITY COUNCIL

IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LOCAL ELECTIONS (PARISHES & COMMUNITIES) (ENGLAND & WALES) RULES 2006 AN ELECTION WILL BE HELD IF, WITHIN FOURTEEN DAYS OF THE DATE BELOW, NOTICE IN WRITING REQUESTING SUCH AN ELECTION IS GIVEN BY TEN ELECTORS OF THE PARISH TO: –

SHARON BRIDGLALSINGH

RETURNING OFFICER

MILTON KEYNES COUNCIL

CIVIC OFFICES

1, SAXON GATE EAST

MILTON KEYNES

MK9 3EJ

IN THE EVENT OF NO SUCH REQUEST FOR AN ELECTION BEING RECEIVED, THE PARISH COUNCIL WILL FILL THE VACANCY BY CO-OPTION AT THE EARLIEST POSSIBLE DATE.

ANY QUALIFIED PERSON WISHING TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION SHOULD CONTACT THE CLERK FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.

DATED THIS 16th DAY OF SEPTEMBER 2019.

SIGNED: Steve McNay

(Parish Clerk / Council Manager)

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