By-election called for Blythe - The Solihull Observer

By-election called for Blythe

Solihull Editorial 24th Jan, 2018   0

THERE will be a by-election for Solihull council in Blythe ward in March following the resignation of councillor Alex Insley.

Voters will go to the polls on March 1 to decide who will take up the seat until it is up for re-election in 2020.

The date of the by-election has been set in accordance with the Local Government Act 1972 which requires a poll to be held within 35 working days of the returning officer receives requests for one.

A Solihull council spokesperson estimated the total cost of the by-election to be in the region of £13,000.


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