Notice is hereby given under Section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972 that a casual vacancy has arisen for a Councillor for Fletton & Woodston ward due to the death of Councillor Louise Coles.
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.
Dated: 27 May 2020