Notice is hereby given under Section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972 that a vacancy has arisen in the office of Councillor for the West Kirby and Thurstaston Ward of Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council following the death of Councillor Geoffrey Watt.
If an election is requested, after the Proper Officer has received notice in writing by two local government electors within the Borough for the vacancy to be filled, a poll cannot currently take place until 6 May 2021 as prescribed by the Local Government and Police and Crime Commissioner (Coronavirus) (Postponement of Elections and Referendums) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020 and the Coronavirus Act 2020.
If no request for an election is received, the seat will remain vacant and be filled at the ordinary elections to be held on 6 May 2021.
Chief Executive and Returning Officer
14th October 2020