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Regulatory Services Committee - 15 November 2005

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House15th November 2005

NOTICE AND AGENDA

For an extraordinary meeting to be held in the Dickinson Room, Three Rivers House, Northway, Rickmansworth, on Tuesday, 15 November 2005 at 7.30pm.

Members of the Committee:-

Councillors:-

Chris Brearley CB (Chairman)

Paul Goggins (Vice Chairman)

 

Francis Durham

Ron Spellen

 

Pam Hames

Martin Trevett

 

Chris Hayward

Brian White

 

Richard Laval

Leslie Winters

 

Joy Mann

 

Tony Beirne, Director of Strategic Services
4 November 2005

The Regulatory Services Committee welcomes contributions from members of the public to its discussion on agenda items. Contributions will be limited to one person speaking for and one against each item for not more than three minutes. Details of the procedure and the list for registering the wish to speak will be available for a short period before the meeting.

1.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

2.

ELECTORAL COMMISSION - PERIODIC ELECTORAL REVIEWS CONSULTATION PAPER

 

The Electoral Commission published a consultation paper on Friday 2 September entitled 'Periodic Electoral Reviews'. It will consider whether the Boundary Committee for England uses the right criteria in reviews into the electoral arrangements for local government in England. This consultation will have amongst other things important implications for the numbers of councillors. This report is a digest of the Electoral Commission's Periodic Electoral Review's Consultation Paper, published in September 2005, which seeks responses by Friday 25 November 2005.

05 11 15 RG i - (02) electoral commission report (doc)

3.

ELECTORAL ADMINISTRATION BILL AND ELECTORAL PILOTS

 

This report informs Members of (i) the implications for the Council of the Electoral Administration Bill currently before Parliament and (ii) the intention of the Department of Constitutional Affairs to invite applications from interested local authorities to run Electoral Modernisation Pilots at the May 2006 local elections.

05 11 15 RG i - (03) electoral admin bill (doc)

05 11 15 RG i - (03) electoral admin bill-app 1 (pdf)

05 11 15 RG i - (03) electoral admin bill-app 2 (doc)