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If a by-election is triggered in any of North Yorkshire County Council's electoral divisions, information will appear on this page.

Notice of vacancy in the office of Councillor

County of North Yorkshire - Richmondshire North Electoral Division

Notice is hereby given that a casual vacancy is deemed to have occurred in the office of Councillor for North Yorkshire County Council following the death of Michael Heseltine.

Rule 89(3) of the Local Government Act 1972 provides that where a casual vacancy in office of a County Councillor occurs within six months before the day on which the councillor whose office is vacant would regularly have retired, an election shall not be held, the vacancy shall be filled at the next ordinary election.

Dated 30 January

Richard Flinton
Returning Officer
County Hall
North Yorkshire