Vacancy for a councillor - East Riding of Yorkshire Council South West Holderness Ward

Thu, 09 Jul 2020



South West Holderness Ward


1. A vacancy has arisen in the South West Holderness Ward of East Riding of Yorkshire Council due to the death of Councillor Mike Bryan.

  1. A by-election to fill this vacancy will take place if a petition requesting an election is signed by two electors in the local authority area and submitted to the Returning Officer at the address below.
  1. In accordance with the current statutory restrictions* applicable to the holding of elections, should an election be requested as outlined above, then this will be held on Thursday, 6 May 2021, or earlier should changes in statutory electoral regulations permit.

Dated:  7 July 2020

Caroline Lacey

Returning Officer

East Riding of Yorkshire Council

Electoral Services Team

County Hall


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*By virtue 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 currently take place, and the vacancy will be held open until the by election takes place. The 2020 regulations provide for the by election to take place on the date for the Ordinary Election of Councillors due to be held on Thursday 6 May 2021. However, this date may be brought forward or deferred by the Government depending upon the circumstances. Any Election that is in due course called will be duly publicised as required by law.