SLDC Community Governance Review
South Lakeland District Council has resolved to undertake a Community Governance Review (CGR) of the whole of the District.
What is a Community Governance Review?
A CGR is a legal process whereby Councils can consider the following:
- creating, merging, altering or abolishing parishes,
- the naming of parishes and the style of any new parishes,
- the electoral arrangements for parishes, i.e. the ordinary year of election, council size, the number of councillors to be elected to the council and parish warding,
- grouping of parishes under a common parish council or de-grouping parishes.
A CGR must reflect the identities and interests of communities and should take into account the impact of community governance arrangements on community cohesion and the size, population and boundaries of a local community or parish. A copy of the Terms of Reference are attached as a PDF file, further information can be obtained by contacting SLDC.