Friday, 20 April 2018

Leave agreed

BENSON Parish Council has approved the absence of its chairwoman on the grounds of ill health.

The move means that Councillor Pat Peers, who has not attended a meeting for several months, will not be disqualified from holding office.

The Local Government Act states that a councillor will cease to be a member if theyfail to attend a meeting for six months unless their absence is approved by the council.

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