Empingham Parish Council

Serving the people of Empingham

Village Sign

Clerk: Mrs Rowan Scholtz
9 Highfield Close, Empingham
Rutland LE15 8QB

Tel: 01780 460557


Empingham parish Council is seeking to co-opt members to the Parish Council.

Applications are invited from people who wish to be considered for co-option. Should you be interested in applying and you qualify under the appropriate section of the Local Government Act 1972 (see below), or require any further information, then please contact the Parish Clerk in writing by 20th October 2017

Empingham Parish Clerk

Mrs R Scholtz

9 Highfield Close



LE15 8QB


Am I qualified?

You have to be:

· be a British citizen, or a citizen of the Commonwealth, or the European Union, and

· be at least 18 years old

· for the whole of the previous 12 months an elector of the Parish and either occupied or

owned/rented premises in the Parish, or resided within 3 miles of the boundary of the

Parish or had your principle or only place of work there.

You cannot:

· be the subject of a bankruptcy restriction Order or interim order

· have, with five years before the day of co-option been convicted in the UK of any

offence, and have had a prison sentence (whether suspended or not) for a period of over

three months without the option of a fine

· work for the Council you want to be a Councillor for.

Persons co-opted must receive a majority of votes of those Councillors present and voting at the meeting of the Parish Council to be held on November 1st 2017 in the Audit Hall from 7pm.

Posted: Thu, 05 Oct 2017 13:00 by Rowan Scholtz

Tags: Co-option