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Vacancy for Parish Councillor

By Clerk to the Council Weston Turville Parish Council

Thursday, 6 December 2018


Weston Turville Parish Council Contributor




Notice is hereby given in accordance with Section 87 (2) of the Local Government Act, 1972 that a casual vacancy has occurred in the office of Councillor for the Weston Turville Parish.

The Parish Council may, at their meeting on 17th January 2019 fill the vacancy by co-option of a suitably qualified person.

Dated: 6th December 2019

Would you like to get involved? The Parish Council meets on the third Thursday at 7pm and its Planning Committee meets at 6pm on the first Thursday of each month at the Village Hall, School Approach, Weston Turville

For an informal discussion about the role please contact the Clerk or Chairman.

Anybody interested in applying for the vacancy should confirm they meet the eligibility criteria and write a short letter (or email) of introduction, outlining why they want to become a parish councillor and send it to:

Clerk to the Council, Weston Turville Parish Council, PO Box 1062, Aylesbury HP22 9PD or email [email protected]


To be eligible you must be over 18 and qualify under one of the provisions of Section 79 of the Local Government Act 1972 below:

1) Be on the Electoral Register for the Parish, or

2) Have owned or rented land in the Parish for 12 months, or

3) Have worked in the Parish for 12 months, or

4) Have lived in the Parish or within 3 miles thereof during the whole of the 12 months preceding appointment.

A person is disqualified for being elected as a local councillor or being a member of a local council if he/she:

a) holds any paid office or employment of the local council (other than the office of Chairman) or of a joint committee on which the council is represented; or

b) is a person who has been adjudged bankrupt or has made a composition or arrangement with his/her creditors

c) has within 5 years before the day of election, or since his/her election, been convicted in the UK, Channel Islands or Isle of Man of any offence and has been sentenced to imprisonment (whether suspended or not) for not less than 3 months without the option of a fine; or

d) is otherwise disqualified under Part III of the Representation of the People Act 1983 for corrupt or illegal practices, or under the Audit Commission Act 1998 consequent upon audit proceedings.

Contact Information

Clerk to the Council

  • 01296 612838

Find Weston Turville Parish Council

Weston Turville Parish Council, PO Box 1062, Weston Turville, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP22 9PD