The Chief Officer Place and Governance submitted a report which sought members consideration of a Community Governance Review application from both Embleton and District Parish Council and from Allhallows Parish Council.
Councillor M Fitzgerald moved the recommendations as per the report. This was seconded by Councillor M Johnson.
A vote was taken, 36 in favour, 1 against and 0 abstentions. The motion was carried.
1. That Council agreed to carry out a Community Governance Review of Embleton and District Parish Council to consider the Electoral arrangements, specifically to reduce Councillor numbers;
2. That Council agreed to carry out a Community Governance Review of Allhallows Parish Council to consider the Electoral arrangements, specifically to reduce Councillor numbers;
3. That the Terms of Reference for the Community Governance Reviews as set out in appendices 1 and 2 of the report, be agreed;
4. That the Community Governance Review be co-ordinated and facilitated by officers without a member working group and that final recommendations be made to Council who will then make recommendations to the Shadow Cumberland Council.