By-election to be held for seat on District Council

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A by-election for a seat on Daventry District Council is set to be held in May following the resignation of cllr Kay Driver.

A notice of vacancy for the Welford ward seat has been posted and the council has received the required number of elector request to hold an election.

A notice of election is expected to be issued on March 26 and potential candidates will have until April 5 to submite their nomination papers.

If the by-election is contested then it would be help on May 2, the same day that the Northamptonshire County Council elections will take place.