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Review of Polling Places

Meeting: 25/02/2011 - Council (Item 7)

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Minutes:

Council considered this item. Cllr Tom Fox proposed the recommendations be agreed and this was seconded by Cllr Bastiman

RESOLVED that the Whitby Tourist and Visitor Centre Langbourne Road, Whitby be designated as the polling place for Polling District VA (Streonshalh).

Reasons:

To comply with the requirements of the Representation of the People Act 1983.

 


Meeting: 15/02/2011 - Cabinet (Item 8)

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To consider a report by the Chief Executive (Reference 11/99 attached).

Minutes:

The Cabinet considered a report by the Chief Executive (Reference 11/99).  Cabinet were informed by the Chief Executive that this report came every year and the Council were obliged to consider all polling stations in the Borough.  Only one station was highlighted which was on the eastern side of the river in Whitby.  It was noted that this polling station had been considered and there had been significant consultation however, a solution was not easy.  An overriding constraint was the need to be Disabilities Discrimination Act compliant it was therefore proposed that the Council use the Tourist Information Centre for the polling stations.  Members were informed that if there were better ideas for places these would be looked at.  Councillor Kenyon agreed with what Chief Executive said and stated that it was difficult to find a place.

RESOLVED that the Whitby Tourist and Visitor Centre Langbourne Road, Whitby be recommended to full Council for designation as the polling place for Polling District VA (Streonshalh).

Reasons:

To comply with the requirements of the Representation of the People Act 1983.