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Notice of Parish Council Meeting Jan 25th 2023
Local Boundary Review
Published 14 January 2023
Today is the start of a 10-week public consultation inviting proposals for new council divisions and division boundaries for Staffordshire County Council.
Our consultation will close on 20 March 2023.
After we have considered all representations made to us during this consultation, we intend to publish draft recommendations in July 2023.
We will then hold a further period of consultation on our draft recommendations. Our final recommendations are expected to be published in November 2023.
The new electoral arrangements will come into effect at the local elections in May 2025.
What is an electoral review?
Our electoral review will recommend new electoral arrangements for Staffordshire County Council. We will propose:
- the total number of councillors elected to the council in the future;
- the number of divisions;
- the number of councillors representing each division;
- division boundaries; and
- the names of divisions.
How to get involved
This is a public consultation and we welcome views from individuals and organisations across Staffordshire on where they think new division boundaries should be drawn.
We are minded to recommend that 62 councillors should be elected to Staffordshire County Council in the future.
This is no change from the current number of councillors.
We are now inviting proposals to help us draw up a pattern of divisions to accommodate 62 councillors.
In drawing up new electoral divisions, we must balance three legal criteria, namely:
- to deliver electoral equality: where each councillor represents roughly the same number of electors as others across the county;
- that the pattern of divisions should, as far as possible, reflect the interests and identities of local communities;
- that the electoral arrangements should provide for effective and convenient local government.
We will treat all submissions equally, and judge each case on its merits and against the legal criteria.
If you wish to put forward a view, we would also urge you to ensure that evidence supports your submission.
For example, if you wish to argue that two areas should be included in the same electoral division, make sure you tell us why they should be together, providing evidence about community facilities, ties, organisations, and amenities, rather than simply asserting that they belong together.
There is more advice on our website about how you can get involved in the consultation.
Our website features technical guidance that explains the process and our policies, as well as guidance on how to take part in each part of the process.
We have also set up a webpage dedicated to the review of Staffordshire, where you can find all the relevant information.
You can also access interactive maps of the current ward boundaries across Staffordshire on our specialist consultation portal. The portal also allows you to comment and upload documents directly to the site.
Notice of Parish Council Meeting
Lengthsman Tender April 2023-October 2025
Published 2 January 2023
Abbots Bromley Parish Council are now inviting tender applications for it’s grounds maintenance contract April 2023 to October 2025.
November Parish Council Meeting
Published 24 November 2022
The November Parish Council meeting will be held at the Abbots Bromley Village Hall on Wednesday, 30th November 2022.
Road Closure Order for Remembrance Sunday
Published 7 November 2022
THE EAST STAFFORDSHIRE BOROUGH COUNCIL
TOWN POLICE CLAUSES ACT 1847
(TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF BAGOT STREET/HIGH STREET, ABBOTS
BROMLEY) ORDER (NO.2) 2022
NOTICE is hereby given that on 4th October 2022 the East Staffordshire Borough
Council made an order under Section 21 of the Town Police Clauses Act 1847 to
temporarily close the following roads between the hours of 10.00am and 1.30pm on
Sunday 13th November 2022 in connection with the Abbots Bromley Remembrance
Bagot Street/High Street – from its junction with Goose
Lane to its junction with Radmore Lane
The alternative routes for diverted traffic will be:
Via Goose Lane, Seedcroft Lane and Lichfield Lane
DATED this day 4
th October 2022
SAL KHAN – Head of Service
Town Hall, P O Box 8045, Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire DE14 9J
October Parish Council Meeting 26th October 2022
Extraordinary Parish Council Meeting
Friel Homes Public Meetings – 6th & 7th October 2022
Published 30 September 2022
Friel Homes would like to invite you to join us at a Public Meeting for our proposed development at
THE FORMER ABBOTS BROMLEY SCHOOL SITE
For further details of meetings and contact details follow this link AB Public Consult Leaflet Design October 2022
- Notice of Parish Council Meeting Jan 25th 2023
- Local Boundary Review
- Notice of Parish Council Meeting
- Lengthsman Tender April 2023-October 2025
- November Parish Council Meeting
- Road Closure Order for Remembrance Sunday
- October Parish Council Meeting 26th October 2022
- Extraordinary Parish Council Meeting
- Friel Homes Public Meetings – 6th & 7th October 2022
- Parish Council Meeting, 28th September 2022
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