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Can a councillor who was voted off the council at the last Parish Council Elections be co-opted back on again?
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Yes if the votes of the Current councillors support their cooption
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Clerk Gable is correct.

If there is a public question session as part of co-option, then you could remind councillors that public had already had their decision and voted against the person.

And if there was a co-option vacancy why did the candidate not put themselves forward when the vacancy occurred for election, is the question I always ask of our co-optees.
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The fact that someone did not get on during elections tells me there was more nominations than places. A lot of people think the idea of being a councillor is great but are not prepared for the hard work and responsibility that comes with the role
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