Decision details

Submission proposals for Borough Warding Arrangements

Decision Maker: Strategy and Resources Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Following consideration, it was resolved that the Committee:

(1)      Confirmed that they wish the Council to respond to the Local Government Boundary Commission for England’s (‘the Commission’) consultation on Warding Arrangements in the Borough;

(2)      Selected the 14 Ward option as set out in the report to take forward as the  Council’s Warding Arrangements Submission;

(3)      Agreed to delegate to the Chief Legal Officer in consultation with the Chair and Vice Chair of Strategy and Resources and the Chair of the Electoral Review Task & Finish Group, any changes to the draft Warding Arrangements submission as may be necessary;

(4)      Agreed to refer to Council, the draft submission on Warding Arrangements for approval and final submission to the Commission;

(5)      Requested that Officers prepare a Report for the Standards Committee setting out actions and opportunities to assist councillors with the management of their workloads.  Areas to be assessed should include, but not be limited to, access to and the storage and management of data, changes to the committee structure, technologies available for purchase, examples from other authorities and training opportunities in managing workloads.





Report author: Amardip Healy

Publication date: 13/07/2021

Date of decision: 12/07/2021

Decided at meeting: 12/07/2021 - Strategy and Resources Committee

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