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Councillor Vacancy
28th April 2021

Knockin Parish Council



At the close of nominations on Friday 8th April 2021, Knockin Parish Council has

 1 vacancy for a councillor which can now be filled by co-option

Eligibility criteria to be a Councillor

To be eligible to stand as a councillor you must be qualified by virtue of being a British or Commonwealth Citizen, citizen of the Republic of Ireland or European Union citizen, who has attained the age of 18 years and is:

(a) registered as a local government elector for the parish; and/or who has

(b) during the whole of the twelve months preceding the appointment occupied as owner or tenant land or other premises in the parish; and/or his/her

(c) principal or only place of work during those twelve months has been in the parish; and/or has

(d) during those twelve months resided in the parish or within 4.8 kilometres of it;

and is not disqualified from holding office by reason of any disqualification set out in Section 80 of the Local Government Act 1972.


Applicants are asked to apply in writing, setting out why you wish to be considered as a councillor and any qualities or experience that you have that you think would benefit the Parish Council.


If you have any questions about the process or what is involved please do not hesitate to contact the Parish Clerk on 01691 682683.


Please note that the due to the pandemic the Council is holding all meetings virtually so access to a computer/ mobile phone would be an advantage although not essential. 


Applications must be submitted to the Parish Clerk at Knockin Parish Council Council, 3 Lady Ida, Kinnerley, Oswestry, SY108DN


The closing date for applications is 16.00 Friday 7th May  2021



Mrs Penny O’Hagan
Clerk to the Council 27.4.21


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