Skipton Town Council

VACANCY for the position of TOWN COUNCILLOR in SKIPTON SOUTH WARD

As a result of a recent Casual Vacancy in the South Ward of Skipton Town Council, the Council is currently going through a process known as 'co-option' to fill the vacant seat.

The South Ward includes areas such as Middletown, Greatwood and Horse Close - and the successful candidate will be working alongside three other existing Councillors in the Ward.

The closing date for expressions of interest in the vacancy has now passed. There were a total of EIGHT expressions of interest received.

The Council will make a decision as to who will be the successful candidate at an additional meeting of the Full Council to be held on Thursday 17th October 2019 starting at 7pm in the Council Chamber in Skipton Town Hall.

The successful candidate will serve for a period of up to almost four years - to the time of the next scheduled elections in May 2023.

Details of the outcome of the co-option will appear here in due course.


The official notice of the Co-Option can be viewed or downloaded below:

Notice of Co-Option - September 2019