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Labour decries ‘undemocratic, incompetent’ ward boundary changes

The Labour group say the proposals are biased. The LibDems said the proposals are undemocratic. The truth is that the proposals are now best described as “not applicable”. The changes proposed by Canterbury City Council, and accepted by the LGBCE, were explicitly based on the assumption that the Council would be operating under a “leader-and-cabinet” system. It looks increasingly likely …

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Councillors at war over plan for boundaries

Changing role of city authority THE ward boundaries of Canterbury district could change forever. Draft proposals, put forward by the Local Government Boundary Commission for England (LGBCE) after a request from Canterbury City Council, would resize wards of Canterbury, Herne Bay, and Whitstable, expanding some, reducing others, and cutting the number of city councillors from 50 to 39. Speaking to …

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