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Community Governance and Electoral Issues Committee

This page lists the meetings for Community Governance and Electoral Issues Committee.


Information about Community Governance and Electoral Issues Committee

The committee has specific responsibility to undertake community governance reviews and to determine other electoral issues as set out below:


         To make recommendations to Council on reviews of electoral arrangements for the district undertaken by the Local Government Boundary Commission for England.

         To undertake parish community governance reviews.

         To respond to consultations from the Boundary Commission on reviews of   parliamentary constituencies and county divisions within the district.

         To undertake reviews of polling districts and polling places.

         To consider reports from the Returning Officer on district and parish council elections.

         In carrying out a community governance review the council must follow the requirements laid down in the Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007.  It must also pay heed to the joint guidance on community governance reviews published by the Communities and Local Government Department and LGBC [Local Government Boundary Commission].