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APRIL 2021


There is one vacancy on Cruwys Morchard Parish Council and this position will be filled by co-option. Should more than one application be received for the vacancy, councillors will decide the appointment by a vote, or series of votes, in order to obtain a majority decision. 

To be considered for co-option, applicants must meet at least one of the following criteria:  

  1. Be registered as a Local Government Elector for the Parish on the current Electoral Register. 
  2. Has during the whole of the previous 12months occupied as tenant or owner any land or other premises in the Parish.   
  3. Has had his/her principal or only place of work in the previous 12months in the Parish of Cruwys Morchard.  
  4. Has resided either in the Parish or within 3 miles thereof during the previous 12 months. 

Anyone wishing to be considered for co-option should complete the application (see link below) and return to the clerk by post or email. There is also a link below to a 'Good Councillor Guide' which provides information on the roll of a parish councillor, however you can also contact the clerk if you have any questions.


Application for Parish Councillor Vacancy (Word) (PDF)

Good Councillor Guide