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Agenda and minutes

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Contact: Yamina Rhouati  Email: Yamina.Rhouati@wiltshire.gov.uk

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81.

Apologies

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Cllrs Stewart Dobson, Horace Prickett, Mary Champion, Nick Blakemore and Bill Douglas.

82.

Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of disclosable interests or dispensations granted by the Standards Committee.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

There were no disclosable interests declared. The Chairman referred members to the specific advice they had received from the monitoring officer. 

It was noted that membership of a Parish, Town or City Council was not a pecuniary interest; however in the interest of transparency, that it would be prudent for Members to declare such membership at the start of a scheme if they intended to speak on it.

 

83.

Announcements by the Chairman

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Rather than read out all the announcements, the Chairman referred members to his Chairman’s blog which included full details of his announcements. This covered engagements he had attended as well as those attended the Vice-Chairman.

 

In addition, the Vice-Chairman, expressed the Council’s congratulations to the winners of this year’s Best Kept Village Competition organised by the Council For The Protection Of Rural England, which were:

 

·       Aldbourne - the best kept large village

·       Great Somerford - the best kept medium village

·       Wilcot - the best kept small village    

·       Stapleford - the Laurence Kitching winner of winners award.

 

The Chairman stated that he had attended four different remembrance events across the County and commended the dedication of the Royal British Legion and expressed his hope they would continue to draw in the new generation needed to maintain their success.

 

Finally, The Chairman made reference to the death of Mary Pearce, a former West Wiltshire District and Trowbridge Town Councillor. It was noted that she had been the first female chair of both councils and had been considered a stalwart of the town.

84.

Public Participation

The Council welcomes contributions from members of the public.  As this is an extraordinary meeting convened specifically to consider the Community Governance Review and the Review of Allocation of Seats on Committees, and in accordance with the Council’s constitution, questions, statements and petitions can only be accepted in respect of these items.

 

Statements

If you would like to make a statement at this meeting on any item on this agenda, please register to do so at least half an hour prior to the timings mentioned in this agenda or by 10am for any other schemes.  Up to 3 speakers will be permitted to speak for up to 3 minutes each on each of the schemes. Please contact the officer named above for any further clarification.

 

Questions

To receive any questions from members of the public  received in accordance with the constitution. Those wishing to ask questions are required to give notice of any such questions in writing to the officer named above (acting on behalf of the Corporate Director) no later than 5pm on Tuesday 17 November 2015.  Please contact the officer named on the first page of this agenda for further advice. Questions may be asked without notice if the Chairman decides that the matter is urgent.

 

Details of any questions received will be circulated to Councillors prior to the meeting and made available at the meeting and on the Council’s website.

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Chairman stated that there were a number of speakers registered to speak under on items 7 and 8 – community governance review, and that there were three sets of public questions which had been included in Agenda Supplement 1. He stated that he would deal with the statements and questions under the respective scheme area. Responses to the questions were included in Agenda Supplement 2

85.

Councillors' Questions

 

As previously advised, as this is an extraordinary meeting of Council and in accordance with the Council’s constitution, questions can only be accepted in relation to the items on this agenda.

 

Please note that Councillors are required to give notice of any such questions in writing to the officer named on the first page of this agenda (acting on behalf of the Corporate Director) not later than 5pm on Tuesday 17 November 2015. Questions may be asked without notice if the Chairman decides that the matter is urgent.

 

Details of any questions received will be circulated to Councillors prior to the meeting and made available at the meeting and on the Council’s website.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

There were no formal questions, but Cllr Jon Hubbard asked if he could express his thanks to the officers for their hard work on the Community Governance Review.

86.

Review of Proportionality and Allocation of Seats on Committees to Political Groups

Report by Robin Townsend, Associate Director - Corporate Function, Procurement and Programme Office

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Chairman referred the meeting to the report. In moving the recommendation, subsequently seconded by the Vice-Chairman, the Chairman asked if the affected group leaders could confirm their committee changes as a result of the review.

 

The Baroness Janes Scott of Bybrook, OBE, Leader of the Conservative Group stated that Cllr Howard Marshall would be appointed to the North Area Planning Committee; and that Cllr John Noeken would be replaced on the Overview & Scrutiny Committee by Cllr Tony Trotman.

 

Cllr Ernie Clark, Leader of the Independent Group, stated the Cllr Howard Marshal would be replaced on the Appeals Committee by Cllr Graham White; and that he, Cllr Ernie Clark would come off the Northern Area Planning Committee and become a substitute on that Committee.

 

There being no further amendments, the meeting;

 

Resolved

 

(a)        To note this report and the legal requirements.

 

(b)       To confirm the aggregate number and the draft scheme of committee places available to members of the Council as set out in Appendix 2 as presented.

 

(c)        To agree to keep the status quo position on the Police and Crime Panel pending a further report reviewing the allocation of seats to political groups to Council in February 2016 following the 26 November by-election.

 

(d)       To make those changes to the appointment of councillors and substitutes to serve on those committees in accordance with the revised scheme of committee places, until the next occasion membership is reviewed under the provisions of the Local Government & Housing Act 1989.

 

(e)        To approve the committee membership changes as proposed by group leaders.

87.

Notice of motion No. 27 - Inclusion of Laverstock and Ford Parish into Salisbury Parish - Councillors Mary Douglas and Richard Clewer

To consider the attached motion.

 

For Council’s ease of reference the rules on how motions on notice are dealt with at Council and guidance on amendments to motions taken from Part 4 of the Council’s constitution are also attached.

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Chairman reported receipt of one motion which had been received within the required timescale, and that given that the matter was inextricably linked to item 8, he stated that he would take the motion under that item.

 

88.

Community Governance Reviews

(i)            Report by Carolyn Godfrey, Corporate Director.

 

(ii)          Details of schemes considered and the recommendations from the Working Group on Community Governance Review

 

(iii)         Guidance on Community Governance Reviews by DCLG

 

(membership of the Working Group:  Councillors Stuart Wheeler (Chairman), Jon Hubbard, Ernie Clark and Ian McLennan)

 

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Chairman outlined how he intended to deal with the various Community Governance Review schemes under consideration on this item. He then asked Cllr Stuart Wheeler, Chair of the Community Governance Review Working Group, to introduce the report.

 

Cllr Wheeler thanked the members on the Working Group for their support during the process, thanked the officers support provided to the Working Group and to the process, making particular reference to: John Watling, Phil Morgan, Ian Gibbons, Paul Taylor, Yamina Rhouati and all Democratic Services. Cllr Wheeler made special reference to the work of Jessica Croman in Democratic Services who had helped to co-ordinate and support the  working group and various public meetings, wishing her well in her maternity leave.

 

In proposing the general proposals of the Working Group, subsequently seconded by Cllr Jon Hubbard, Cllr Wheller went to outline to terms of reference and composition of the Working Group and that members of the group had withdrawn from deliberations of final recommendations where they had an interest as a resident or member of the relevant local council.  Cllr Wheeler clarified that none of the parishes in his area were affected by any of the proposals, allowing him to participate without fettering. He went on to outline how the views of the public had been sought and what matters the working group could consider in accordance with the national guidance. He clarified that the matter of the precept and the impact of the proposals on planning development matters did not form part of the deliberations of the working group.

 

Cllr Ernie Clark proposed the wording of the proposal be amended to ask the Working Group to take action so that any properties which might be moved from one  parish to another was written to individually by this Council alerting them to the consultation and advising how they can make their representations to the working group.

 

Cllr Stuart Wheeler indicated that he was happy to accept this as a friendly amendment, and it therefore became part of the substantive motion.

 

Cllr Ian McLennan spoke in support of the amendment, and Cllr Jon Hubbard raised some concerns over the issue of consistency as this represented a change to the procedure part way through the process.

 

The being no further debate, the meeting;

 

Resolved

 

1.       To approve the recommendations set out in the appendices to the report as presented, as subsequently debated and amended, in respect of the parishes that have been reviewed;

 

2.       That, where changes to the area or structure of parishes are approved, the Working Group gives further consideration to the consequential changes (if any) that may need to be made to the electoral arrangements for those parish councils, including any changes to warding and brings these back to Council for final approval; and

 

3.       That the Working Group be instructed that any properties which might be moved from one civil parish to another is written to individually by Wiltshire Council alerting them to the consultation and advising how they can  ...  view the full minutes text for item 88.

89.

Salisbury

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Chairman invited Cllr Stuart Wheeler to introduce the items on Salisbury. Cllr Wheeler reserved the right to speak in detail on the specific proposals after the matter of the Notice of Motion – No. 27 had been resolved.

 

Cllrs Andrew Roberts, Sven Hocking and Matthew Deane, Salisbury Town Council, spoke in support of the motion.

 

Cllr David Burton, Laverstock and Ford Parish Council, spoke in objection to the motion. The Chairman drew the meeting’s attention to the question received from Cllr David Burton, Chairman of Laverstock and Ford Parish Council, and the response from Wiltshire Council, included in the agenda supplement no. 2. Cllr Burton, in presenting his question, emphasised how the parish council served a predominately rural community.

 

Cllr Mary Douglas moved the motion which was duly seconded by Cllr Richard Clewer.

 

The Chairman moved that the motion be debated and this was duly seconded by the Vice-Chairman.

 

Councillor Mary Douglas and Cllr Richard Clewer spoke in support of their motion.

 

Cllr Ernie Clark, Jon Hubbard and Cllr Ian McLennan spoke against the motion. 

 

The Chairman invited comments from the Political Group Leaders. Cllr Glenis Ansell and Cllr Ricky Rogers stated that they did not support the motion.

 

The following Councillors spoke in the debate: Cllr Peter Edge, Cllr John Walsh, Cllr Julian Johnson, Cllr Bill Moss, Cllr Jeff Osborn, Cllr Nick Fogg, Cllr Ian Tomes, Cllr Richard Clewer, Cllr Christopher Devine, Cllr Simon Killane, Cllr Mollie Groom, Cllr Alan Hill, Cllr Brian Dalton, Cllr Terry Chivers, and Cllr Christopher Newbury.

 

Issues discussed in the course of the debate included: the access to services and community identity; whether the Working Group had fully considered the matters in this area; the length of the process and the submissions already made; the benefits and drawbacks of merging communities; how councils could work in partnership without formal merger; and the views of the public.

 

Following a recorded vote, the meeting;

 

Resolved

 

That Council instruct the Working Group to investigate and consult on the merger of Laverstock and Ford Parish into Salisbury City Parish; and bring the matter back to Full Council for a decision at the earliest opportunity.

 

A record of the vote is appended to these minutes.

 

Cllr Wheeler then presented the specific schemes for the Salisbury Area (ref 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7), and outlined that the Working Group’s proposed changes. In his presentation,

 

Cllr Julian Johnson and Cllr Brian Dalton, Local Members, raised no objection to the proposals.

 

Resolved

 

That the area of land in the parish of Britford shown hatched and edged in green on Map 1b (Area A1,A2 & B7), being land between the A354 Coombe Road and Old Blandford Road, becomes part of the parish of Salisbury.

 

The meeting considered the two proposals for the Properties within Hampton Park (ref 2 and 3).

 

Cllrs Andrew Roberts, Colin Froude and Matthew Deane, Salisbury City Council, spoke in support of their proposal.

 

Cllr Derek Hayes, Laverstock and Ford Parish Council, spoke in support of  ...  view the full minutes text for item 89.

90.

Trowbridge

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Cllr Wheeler presented the Trowbridge Area schemes (ref 8, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 26 and 27), and outlined the recommendations of the Working Group and drew attention to the reasons for the proposal the defer consideration of all of the proposals in that area.

 

Cllr Ernie Clark clarified that he had not been involved in the discussion of the Trowbridge items.

 

The Chairman made reference to the large number of members of the public registered to speak on this item, but asked them to reconsider whether they wished to speak on the item given that the Working Group’s proposal was to defer the matter.

 

Mr Francis Morland chose to speak and raised an issue regarding the changes to the statutory framework and process which, in his opinion, resulted in disproportionate power resting in the hands of the representatives of more urban communities. The Chairman stated that points raised did not relate directly to the proposal to defer consideration.

 

Cllr Stephen Siddall, of Holt Parish Council spoke against the proposals to change the boundary with Trowbridge Town Council.

 

Cllr John Knight proposed, subsequently seconded by Cllr Jeff Osborn, that the schemes referenced 24, 25, 28 and 29 should also be considered fully by the Working Group as part of the deferral of the schemes in the Trowbridge area.

 

Cllr Stuart Wheeler stated that he would accept those amendments as a friendly amendment to the substantive motion, and made clear that it would be for the Working Group to consider whether to endorse any proposals made for recommendation to Council for final decision.

 

Cllr Trevor Carbin proposed, subsequently seconded by Cllr Magnus MacDonald, that scheme ref 24 should not be included in the proposal to defer, and that it not be subject to further consultation.

 

Cllr Stuart Wheeler argued that the proposals for the Trowbridge Area should be considered together and did not support the amendment.

 

Having been put to vote, the motion was lost.

 

The meeting then proceeded to consider the proposal, as amended, to defer all schemes in the Trowbridge Area.

 

Cllr Jon Hubbard spoke in support of the motion, and the need to consider the schemes as a whole.

 

There being no further debate, the meeting;

 

Resolved

 

That decisions on the proposals numbered 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, and 26 for changes to the areas of Trowbridge and surrounding parishes be deferred for further consideration and consultation by the Working Group and that there also be consultation on proposal 24 (Lady Down Farm), proposal 25 (Hilperton Gap South), proposal 27 (West Ashton Road Employment Land) proposal 28 (Ashton Park Urban Extension) and proposal 29 (White Horse Business Park).

91.

Chippenham

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Cllr Wheeler presented the Chippenhamscheme (ref 30) and the Chippenham Without – Change of Name (ref 31), and outlined that the Working Group’s proposed changes. In his presentation, Cllr Wheeler explained that the Working Group recommended that consideration of both schemes be postponed to consider the implications of the Chippenham Sites Allocation DPD.

 

Cllr Linda Packard, local Ward Member and member of  Chippenham Town Council, expressed her frustration at the delay.

 

Mr Malcolm Toogood, expressed his concern that the publication of the maps in relation to scheme no. 31 may have a negative impact on extant planning processes in the area.

 

There being no further debate, the meeting;

 

Resolved

 

1.     That no decision be made at this stage on changes to the parish of Chippenham (other than proposal 42 below), pending conclusion of the Chippenham DPD process, following the directions given by the Core Strategy inspector; and

 

2.     That consideration of any proposed name change for Chippenham Without parish be deferred pending further consideration of any other community governance arrangements in the Chippenham area.

92.

Devizes

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Cllr Wheeler presented the Properties within Roundway and Devizes parishes schemes (ref 32 and 33), and outlined that the Working Group’s proposed changes. In his presentation, Cllr Wheeler explained that both local councils were in favour of the change, and that any warding issues would be dealt with at a later date.

 

Cllr Laura Mayes local Ward Member, expressed her support for the proposal.

 

There being no further debate, the meeting;

 

Resolved

 

1.     That the parish of Roundway be abolished and that the areas currently within Roundway parish become part of Devizes parish; and

 

2.     That the Working Group consider and consult on the most appropriate way to give effect to this decision.

 

Cllr Wheeler presented the Bishop Cannings area schemes (ref 34,  35, 35b and 35c), and outlined that the Working Group’s proposed changes. In his presentation, Cllr Wheeler explained that both local councils were in favour of the change, and that any warding issues would be dealt with at a later date.

 

Councillor Cllr Laura Mayes local Ward Member, expressed her support for the proposal.

 

There being no further debate, the meeting;

 

Resolved

 

1.       That the area of land in the parish of Roundway shown hatched and edged in green on Map 2 (Bishops Cannings & Devizes), being land between Franklyn Road and Windsor Drive, becomes part of the parish of Bishops Cannings;

 

2.       That further consideration be given by the Working Group to the proposal that the area of Bishops Cannings parish to the south of Brickley Lane/Broadway House become part of Roundway/Devizes Parish;

 

3.       That the area of land in the parish of Bishops Cannings shown hatched and edged in green on Map Scheme 35b - Hopton Boundary Changes 12 October 2015, being land at Hopton Industrial Estate , becomes part of the parish of Roundway/Devizes; and

 

4.       That there should be a single electoral ward for the parish of Bishops Cannings, replacing the current two wards of Bishops Cannings and Cannings Hill.

93.

Calne

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Cllr Wheeler presented the Sandpit Road area scheme (ref 36), and outlined the Working Group’s proposed changes.

 

Cllr Tony Trotman, local Ward Member, expressed his support.

 

There being no further debate, the meeting;

 

Resolved

 

That the area of land in the parish of Calne Without in the Sandpit Road area shown hatched and edged in green on Map 1 (Area A7) becomes part of the parish of Calne

 

 

Cllr Wheeler presented the Wenhill Heights area scheme (ref 37), and outlined that the Working Group’s proposed changes.

 

There being no further debate, the meeting;

 

Resolved

 

That the area of land in the parish of Calne Without in the area of

Wenhill Heights shown hatched and edged in green on Map Scheme 37 -

Area A7- Calne Area Wenhill Heights Map 2 becomes part of the parish of Calne

 

Cllr Wheeler presented the John Bentley school area scheme (ref 38), and outlined that the Working Group’s proposed changes.

 

There being no further debate, the meeting;

 

Resolved

 

That the area of land in the parish of Calne Without in the vicinity of

John Bentley School shown hatched and edged in green on Scheme 38

- Area A7- Calne Area John Bentley School Map 3 becomes part of the

parish of Calne

 

Cllr Wheeler presented The Knowle, Stockley Lane Area which affected six properties on Stockley Lane scheme (ref 39), and outlined the Working Group’s proposed changes.

 

Cllr Christine Crisp, the Local Member, stated that some local residents were not in favour of the change.

 

There being no further debate, the meeting;

 

Resolved

 

That the area of land in the parish of Calne Without at The Knowle,

Stockley Lane shown hatched and edged in green on Map Scheme 39 -

Area A7- Calne Area The Knowle Stockley Lane Map 4 becomes part of the parish of Calne

 

94.

Corsham

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Cllr Wheeler presented the Properties within Rudloe excluding Wadswick area (Corsham Town Council proposal) scheme (ref 40) and the Properties within Rudloe Estate (part) (Box Parish Council proposal) (ref 41), and outlined that the Working Group’s proposed changes. In proposing the recommendations, subsequently seconded by Cllr Jon Hubbard, Cllr Wheeler stated that the working group had supported the proposal from Box Parish Council to move the remainder of the Rudloe community within the Box area, and recommended that the alternative proposal from Corsham Town Council not be supported.

 

Cllrs Ernie Clark and Ian Mclennan made reference to the views of the public and the importance of community affinity.

 

Cllr Ruth Hopkins, Chair of Corsham Town Council, agreed that the current boundaries, splitting the Rudloe community, did not make sense, but argued that the Town Council’s proposals wanted to match the aspirations of the community and take account of possible new developments.

 

Cllr Pauline Irons, Chair of Box Parish Council, urged the Council to accept the Working Group’s recommendations and emphasised the importance of governance and identity. In her opinion, the overall view of the community was clear.

 

Cllr Sheila Parker, local Member, spoke in support of the Working Group’s recommendation.

 

Cllr Philip Whalley proposed, subsequently seconded by Cllr Alan Macrae, that:

 

The area of land in the parish of Box to the south-east of the B3109 Bradford Road shown hatched on Map Scheme 40-41 Area 8 Corsham and Box Map 2 become part of Corsham Parish; and

 

In addition the use of the B3109 Bradford Road as the eastern boundary for the parish of Box puts in place a clear boundary tied to firm ground detail and removes an anomalous and outdated parish boundary.

 

In response to the amendment, Cllr Wheeler stated that this additional proposal should be referred to the Working Group to allow for consideration and consultation. Cllr Whalley accepted this modification to his amendment and, having been put to the vote, the meeting;

 

Resolved

 

To accept the following amendment to be added the substantive motion:

 

1.       That the working group is asked to consider the proposal that the area of land in the parish of Box to the south-east of the B3109 Bradford Road shown hatched on Map Scheme 40-41 Area 8 Corsham and Box Map 2 should become part of Corsham Parish and report back to council; and

 

2.       That the working group is asked to consider that In addition the use of the B3109 Bradford Road as the eastern boundary for the parish of Box puts in place a clear boundary tied to firm ground detail and removes an anomalous and outdated parish boundary and report back to council.

 

The meeting then voted on the substantive motion as amended, and;

 

Resolved

 

1.       That the proposal for the area of land at Rudloe in the parish of Box, shown edged green on Map Scheme 40 and 41 - Area A8 - Corsham and Box Area Map 2 to become part of the parish of Corsham  ...  view the full minutes text for item 94.

95.

Melksham

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Cllr Stuart Wheeler introduced the proposals for the Melksham Area (ref 43, 44, 45, 46, 47 and 48), and outlined that the Working Group’s proposed changes.

 

The meeting then considered the scheme for the merger of Melksham Town Council and Melksham Without Parish Council (ref 44 and 45).

 

Representations were received from Cllr Richard Wood, Melksham Without Parish Council, Mike Mills, Tony Bruun and Brain Warwick

 

Cllr Jon Hubbard spoke in support of the proposal to merge the two parish councils.

 

Cllrs Terry Chivers and Roy While spoke against the proposal to merge.

 

Issues discussed in the course of the debate included: the potential impact on community identity; how the councils currently worked together; the potential impact on efficiency of administration; the benefits and drawbacks of merging communities; how councils could work in partnership without formal merger; and the views of the public.

 

Having been put to a recorded vote, the meeting;

 

Resolved

 

That there be no change to the structure of Melksham and Melksham Without parishes and that they remain as separate parishes

 

A record of the vote is appended to these minutes.

 

The meeting then considered the scheme for the Properties within Melksham Without (Snarlton Lane, Thyme Road area) (ref 43).

 

Representation were received from Alan Banes and Brian Warwick

 

Cllr Terry Chivers spoke in support of the proposal.

 

There being no further debate, the meeting;

 

Resolved

 

That the area of land in the parish of Melksham Without shown hatched and edged in green on Scheme 43 - Area A9 - Melksham and Melksham Without Map 1, being land in the vicinity of Snarlton Lane and Thyme Road, becomes part of the parish of Melksham

 

The meeting then considered the scheme for the Re-draw north west boundary to align with the A365 and Dunch Lane junction (ref 46).

 

Representation were received from Alan Banes and Brain Warwick

 

There being no further debate, the meeting;

 

Resolved

 

That the area of land in the parish of Melksham Without shown hatched and edged in green on Scheme 46 - Area A9 - Melksham and Melksham Without Map 2, being land in the vicinity of Dunch Lane and the A365 becomes part of the parish of Melksham.

 

The meeting then considered the scheme for the Southern boundary with Seend, Locking Close and the canal – Giles Wood (ref 47).

 

Representations were received from Mike Mills in support of the proposal, and from Cllr Kevin Reed, Seend Parish Council, against the proposal.

 

Cllr Terry Chivers and Cllr Jon Hubbard spoke in support of the proposal.

 

Cllr Jonathon Seed and Cllr Philip Whitehead spoke against the proposal.

 

The meeting then considered passing the following motion, as recommended by the Working Group:

 

That the area of land in the parish of Seend, shown hatched and edged in green on Map Scheme 47 - Area A9 - Melksham and Melksham Without Map 3 being land in the vicinity of Locking Close and Giles Wood becomes part of the parish of Melksham Without.

 

Having  ...  view the full minutes text for item 95.

96.

Lyneham

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Cllr Wheeler presented the Properties within Preston excluding Thickthorn Area scheme (ref 49) and the Properties within Thickthorn Area (ref 50), and outlined that the Working Group’s proposed changes.

 

Cllr Jon Hubbard added that the views received during the consultation period did not prove decisive, so the working group had proposed no change.

 

Cllr Cllr Alison Bucknell, local Ward Member, stated that the Parish Council had been satisfied with the process.

 

Cllr Toby Sturgis, local Ward Member, stated that he was happy with the recommendation that there be no change.

 

There being no further debate, the meeting;

 

Resolved

 

That the proposals for areas of Lyneham and Bradenstoke parish, shown edged green on Maps Scheme 49 - Area B1 - Lyneham and Clyffe Pypard Map 2, and Scheme 50 - Area B1 - Lyneham and Clyffe Pypard Map 1 (Area B1), to become part of the parish of Clyffe Pypard be not supported and that there be no changes in this area.

97.

Bishopstrow

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Cllr Wheeler presented the Properties within Sutton Veny (A36 area) scheme (ref 51), and outlined the Working Group’s proposed changes.

 

Cllr Fleur de Rhé-Philipe, local Ward Member, explained that the parish involved was in favour of the proposals.

 

There being no further debate, the meeting;

 

Resolved

 

That the area of land in the parish of Sutton Veny, shown hatched and edged in green on Map Scheme 51 - Area B2 - Bishopstrow Map 2 being land in the vicinity of the A36 becomes part of the parish of Bishopstrow.

 

Cllr Wheeler then presented the Properties within Barrow House Area scheme (ref 52), and outlined that the Working Group’s proposed changes.

 

Cllr Andrew Davis, local Ward Member, explained that Warminster Town Council was satisfied with the proposal

 

There being no further debate, the meeting;

 

Resolved

 

That the area of land in the parish of Warminster, shown hatched and edged in green on Map Scheme 52 - Area B2 - Bishopstrow Map 1 being land in the vicinity of Barrow House becomes part of the parish of

Bishopstrow

 

Cllr Wheeler then presented the Bishopstrow. Grange Lane and Home Farm area (ref 52b), and outlined the Working Group’s proposed changes.

 

Cllrs Fleur de Rhé-Philipe and Pip Ridout, local Ward Members, expressed their support.

 

There being no further debate, the meeting;

 

Resolved

 

That no changes be made to the areas of Bishopstrow and Warminster in the vicinity of Grange Lane and Home Farm.

98.

Nomansland

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Cllr Wheeler presented the Nomansland (Redlynch and Landford) scheme (ref 53), and outlined the Working Group’s proposed changes.

 

Cllr Leo Randall, local Ward Member, stated that the parishes involved were in favour of the proposals.

 

There being no further debate, the meeting;

 

Resolved

 

That the area of land in the parish of Redlynch shown hatched and edged in green on Map Scheme 53 - Area B3 - Redlynch and Landford Map 1 being land at Nomansland becomes part of the parish of Landford.

 

Cllr Wheeler then presented the Nomansland (Redlynch and Landford) scheme (ref 54), and outlined the Working Group’s proposed changes.

 

Cllr Leo Randall, local Ward Member, stated that an alternative had been proposed by a local landowner but that the parishes had not supported this and had decided to stick to their original proposal.

 

There being no further debate, the meeting;

 

Resolved

 

That, subject to proposal 53 above being approved, the area of land in the parish of Redlynch shown hatched and edged in green on Map Scheme 53 - Area B3 - Redlynch and Landford Map 2 being land at Hamptworth becomes part of the parish of Landford.

99.

Tisbury

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Cllr Wheeler explained the circumstance regarding the Tisbury schemes (ref 55 and 56), and outlined that the Working Group had proposed that there be no changes at this time.

 

Cllr Ernie Clark commented that it would be helpful to give the participant parishes a deadline. Cllr Tony Deane stated that he would be encouraging the relevant parties to expedite the process.

 

There being no further debate, the meeting;

 

Resolved

 

That no changes be made to the governance arrangements in the Tisbury area at this stage.

100.

Tidworth

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Cllr Wheeler explained the circumstance regarding the Tidworth scheme and outlined that the Working Group had proposed deferring consideration of the matter.

 

There being no further debate, the meeting;

 

Resolved

 

To ask the Working Group to consider this matter further and report back to Council with a recommendation.

 

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