Parish Council boundary review likely

The York Council will consider onĀ 1st SeptemberĀ a proposal to review Parish Council boundaries

About half the Unitary Councils area is covered by Parish Councils.

Some of the boundaries are now out of step with the new Ward arrangements announced this year.

The papers setting out the terms of the review can be read by clicking here.

Extensive consultation on any proposed changes is promised.

York Ward boundaries – Commission admits blunder

The Boundary Commission has admitted that it got its figures wrong when it published details of new warding arrangements for the York Council in November.

So it is now starting the process over again

Details can be found by clicking here

In the main the issues concern the Hull Road and Fulford Wards.

Residents will have until 31st March to make their views known.

Given the reputation that the Commission has got for ignoring residents views we doubt that many will bother.

The review has proved to be a scandalous waste of taxpayers money