PLEASE NOTE: This post has been superseded by a new notice from the Parish Council, as no one has requested a by-election. The Council are now seeking applicants for the vacancy. The successful candidate will be opted onto the Council at the July Full Council meeting. More details can be found here:



Pursuant to Section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972, that Martyn Colvey has ceased to be a Member of the Parish Council, and that a vacancy now exists in the office of Councillor for the Parish .

If within 14 days after the date of this notice (i.e. no later than 21 June 2022), a request for an election to fill the vacancy is made in writing to the Returning Officer, Electoral Services, Dorset Council, County Hall, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1XJ or by email to by TEN electors for the Parish, an election will be held to fill the vacancy, otherwise the vacancy will be filled by co-option.

If an election is called, it will take place not later than 23 August 2022. Dated 30 May 2022

Mr T Watton
Clerk to Lytchett Matravers Parish Council

[The official notice can be read above, seen below as an embedded PDF or downloaded here]

Notice of Casual Vacancy_Lytchett Matravers
Notice of vacancy in the office of Councillor (May 2022)
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