Vacancy - Walverden

Published: 15 November 2022

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that ONE VACANCY has occurred in the office of Councillor for the above mentioned ward.

The Council is to fill the vacancy by co-option, which is a process whereby the Council considers applications from interested persons and then selects someone to fill the seat.

To be eligible for co-option you must be a British, Commonwealth or European citizen and on the day of nomination be 18 years of age or over. In addition you must meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Be on the electoral register for the parish
  • For the previous 12 months, have owned or tenanted land or premises in the parish
  • For the previous 12 months, had a principal or only place of work in the parish
  • For the previous 12 months, resided in the parish or within 3 miles of it

If you are interested in becoming a Councillor, please complete and return the co-option application form which is available to download from the Town Council website or alternatively contact the Town Clerk on the address above or send an email to

Completed application forms must be submitted to the Clerk by: Friday 16th December 2022. The co-option will be considered by the Council at its first Full Council meeting after applications close.