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Reaction to the Council vote

The Campaign for Democracy in Canterbury District (CDCD) welcomes the adoption of the motion at last Thursday night’s Council meeting to reform the way in which the Council makes decisions. We see it as a good first step, but we do not yet know what the outcome will be, and whether it will lead to a real change.  We do …

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Thursday night at the Guildhall

"Unprecedented" democracy debate to take place

Campaigners are expected to pack a meeting on Thursday for a debate on the issue of local democracy. Members of the Campaign for Democracy in Canterbury District are calling the meeting "unprecedented" because it will feature cross-party discussion on the way forward for Canterbury City Council.

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Cllr James Flanagan’s thinking

Many residents have asked me about the way our council makes decisions, and why a change from an Executive to Committee system is so important. The way in which our council is run is at the heart of local decision making. From refuse collection to housing, from planning to open spaces, Canterbury City Council affects our daily lives in more …

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