Notice of vacancy

Election of councillor to Workington Parish Council

(Stainburn Ward)

Local Government Act 1972 (Sec. 87(2))



that due to the resignation of Councillor Janet King a casual vacancy has arisen in the Office of Councillor for the Town Council’s Stainburn Ward.


If by Friday 8th April 2022 (fourteen days after the date of this notice, excluding Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays) a request for an election to fill the vacancy is made in writing* to:


The Returning Officer

Allerdale Borough Council

Allerdale House


CA14 3YJ

by TEN electors for the Electoral Area**, an election will be held to fill the vacancy,

otherwise the parish council will fill the vacancy by co-option.


If an election is called, it will be held within 60 days of receiving the request.


Dated 23.03.2022


Signed ………CGourlay…………………………   Clerk to the Parish Council



*Letters to the Returning Officer can be sent by email to

** The request must come from TEN Local Government Electors for the Parish (or the Parish Ward where the Parish is Warded).