Community Governance Review of Bostock Parish

​Closing date: 16 November 2018

We are  currently undertaking a Community Governance Review of Bostock Parish, looking at the way local decisions are made on local issues in your community. We want you to have your say on whether the existing area of Bostock Parish should be extended.   Following the initial consultation, the Council’s Community Governance Review Committee analysed the responses received and on 17 October 2018 made the following draft recommendations:
  1. The parish of Bostock should not be abolished
  2. The name of the parish should not be altered;he name of the parish should not be altered
  3. The parish should continue to have a parish council
  4. No changes should be made to the electoral arrangements that apply to the parish council.
We are now consulting again for views on the draft recommendation above.

How you can have your say

We would like to receive your comments on the above draft recommendations, whether or not you agree with them and whether you have any further comments. You can do this by:

What happens next

After the closing date, the Community Governance Review Committee will analyse the responses and then make it's final recommendations on 29 November 2018 which will then be considered by the Full Council at a meeting on 14 December 2018.   Cheshire West and Chester Council has the authority to change any existing parish boundaries and in making it's decision, it must take account of public views and comments. The Council must ensure that community governance reflects the identities and interests of the communities in the area under review and is effective and convenient.   All information regarding the Community Governance Review process can be viewed on the Council’s website: The review is being conducted in accordance with the Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007 and the Council must have regard to Guidance on Community Governance Reviews issued by the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government and the Local Government Boundary Commission for England.  



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