9 Feb 2018
The Aylesbury Vale District Council (AVDC) Conservative councillor for the Central & Walton Ward, Edward Sims has resigned from his post as he will be moving away from the area. The Leader of the Council, Neil Blake, thanked Mr Sims for his contribution to the work of the Council and the services he has given to the local community he represented. Mr Sims has also resigned his seat on Aylesbury Town Council.
There will now be a by-election for the vacant District and Town Council seats, which will be held on Thursday 22 March. A by-election for Stowe Parish Council will also be held on the same day.
Peter Brown, AVDC’s Electoral Services Manager, commented on the by-elections:
“Information and paperwork for potential candidates is available on the Council’s website and nomination papers must be submitted by no later than 4pm on Friday 23 February. Residents of Central & Walton Wards will be sent poll cards around the 16 February, but for anyone not already registered to vote, the deadline to apply for these elections is midnight on Tuesday 6 March.”