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Have your say on new council ward boundaries in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole

The independent Local Government Boundary Commission for England is asking local people to comment on plans for council ward boundaries across the new Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council. In May, the government confirmed that local government in Dorset should change with the county and all other councils replaced by two new councils. In the east… Continue reading Have your say on new council ward boundaries in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole

BCP Shadow Executive Elect Chairman

Plans progressed towards the new Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (BCP) Council as Cllr Janet Walton was elected Chairman of the Shadow Executive Committee at its inaugural meeting on 15 June. The Shadow Executive has replaced the BCP Joint Committee following last month’s approval of the Structural Changes Order in Parliament. The Committee will provide political… Continue reading BCP Shadow Executive Elect Chairman

BCP Shadow Authority Hold Inaugural Meeting 06/06/2018

Plans to implement the new Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council took a step forwards on 6 June 2018 as the Shadow Authority held its inaugural meeting. The Shadow Authority is made up of all 125 council seats across the four preceding councils and the meeting saw all councillors come together for the first time. The… Continue reading BCP Shadow Authority Hold Inaugural Meeting 06/06/2018

Meeting Update: 16/04/2018

The Joint Committee for Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole met on 16 April 2018.  Here’s a summary of what was discussed and agreed. Programme Resourcing The BCP Programme is split into three phases. Members were presented with a report setting out  the anticipated resources and costs required to support the remaining tasks for Phase 1 of… Continue reading Meeting Update: 16/04/2018

Meeting Update: 20/03/2018

The Joint Committee for Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole met on 20 March 2018.  Here’s a summary of what was discussed and agreed. Questions and Deputations: The full questions and answers will be published alongside the minutes of the meeting. Question from Cllr Peter Hall to Cllr Beesley asking how Bournemouth Borough Council are intending to… Continue reading Meeting Update: 20/03/2018