Agenda and minutes

(Extraordinary), General Purposes Committee - Tuesday, 13th July, 2021 7.30 pm

Venue: Hadlow Suite, Hadlow Manor, TN11 0JH

Contact: Democratic Services  Email: committee.services@tmbc.co.uk

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PART 1 - PUBLIC

GP 21/22

Declarations of interest pdf icon PDF 3 KB

Members in any doubt about such declarations are advised to contact Legal or Democratic Services in advance of the meeting

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest made in accordance with the Code of Conduct.

Matters for Recommendation to the Council

GP 21/23

Boundary Commission Review - Warding Patterns Submission pdf icon PDF 220 KB

The report provides an overview of the recommendations of the Electoral Review Working Group meetings held on 10 and 28 June 2021.  The recommendation to Council was the adoption of ‘Option 1’ as set out in Appendix 1.

 

The reports and annexes considered by the Electoral Review Working Group of 10 June and 28 June are attached at Appendix 2 and 3 for convenience.

 

(Note:  Although marked as private these papers are now no longer restricted)

 

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The report of the Chief Executive provided an overview of the recommendations of the Electoral Review Working Group meetings held on 10 and 28 June 2021.  The recommendation of the Electoral Review Working Group to Council was the adoption of ‘Option 1’ as set out in Appendix 1.

 

It was proposed by Councillor M Boughton and seconded by Councillor M Coffin that an amendment to the recommendation be made as set out in the appendix to the Minutes.  Members gave careful consideration to the options set out, giving due regard to the Boundary Commission criteria - the need to secure electoral quality, ensure that the identities of local communities are reflected and enable effective and convenient local government.

 

RECOMMENDED: That

 

(1)        the report be noted; and

 

(2)    the amended recommendation, as appended to the minutes, be recommended to Council.

 

*Referred to Council

Matters for consideration in Private

GP 21/24

Exclusion of Press and Public pdf icon PDF 4 KB

The Chairman to move that the press and public be excluded from the remainder of the meeting during consideration of any items the publication of which would disclose exempt information.

Minutes:

There were no items considered in private.