Agenda item

Statements/Announcements by the Leader and Members of the Executive


Statements by Members of the Executive had been circulated with the agenda.


A copy of the Leader's Annual Statement was circulated separately.


Members were advised that the Local Government Boundary Commission for England (LGBCE) had written to the Chief Executive expressing that it was minded to recommend that 71 councillors should be elected to Lincolnshire County Council in the future.


The Commission invited proposals from the Council, interested parties and members of the public on a pattern of electoral divisions to accommodate those councillors.


The consultation would end on 21 July 2015.


It was moved, seconded and




1.    That the Leader of the Council appoint a facilitating member for each district council area to arrange discussions on the consequences of these numbers on divisional boundaries;

2.    That the results of these conversations be reported to the Group Leaders.  Group Leaders to determine the best means of responding to the Boundary Commission.







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