Wednesday, 16 June 2021
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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