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Agenda item

Community Governance Review

Minutes:

It was moved by Councillor Hussain,

Seconded by Councillor Swindlehurst,

 

(a) That in the light of the response to the first stage of the consultation a further consultation be undertaken, in accordance with the guidance on Community Governance Reviews, with the electors and other interested parties to gauge views on the future of Britwell,  Colnbrook with Poyle and Wexham Court Parishes and their Councils as set out in the report.

 

(b)  That electors and other interested parties be consulted on proposed changes to the area and name of Wexham Court Parish Council and its electoral arrangements as set out in paragraph 7.23 and map attached at Appendix 2.

 

(c)  That a case for a new parish council in Slough has not been made.

 

(d)  That the 2nd stage of the consultation process comprise the measures set out in section 4 (a) - Financial Implications, of the report, with the formal advisory poll taking the form of all postal poll; and that the costs be met from within existing budgets.

 

(e)  That the Returning Officer be authorised to determine all matters in relation  to undertaking the consultation following consultation with the Chair of the Review Group and other members of the Review Group if time permits including amending the timetable for the review if required.”

 

The recommendations were put to the vote and agreed unanimously.

 

Resolved –

 

(a)  That in the light of the response to the first stage of the consultation a further consultation be undertaken, in accordance with the guidance on Community Governance Reviews, with the electors and other interested parties to gauge views on the future of Britwell,  Colnbrook with Poyle and Wexham Court Parishes and their Councils as set out in the report.

 

(b)  That electors and other interested parties be consulted on proposed changes to the area and name of Wexham Court Parish Council and its electoral arrangements as set out in paragraph 7.23 and map attached at Appendix 2.

 

(c)  That a case for a new parish council in Slough has not been made.

 

(d)  That the 2nd stage of the consultation process comprise the measures set out in section 4 (a) - Financial Implications, of the report, with the formal advisory poll taking the form of all postal poll; and that the costs be met from within existing budgets.

 

(e)  That the Returning Officer be authorised to determine all matters in relation  to undertaking the consultation following consultation with the Chair of the Review Group and other members of the Review Group if time permits including amending the timetable for the review if required.

 

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