Community governance review 2018 - stage two consultation

The Stage 1 consultation was publicised on the Council's website in accordance with the agreed timetable.

The Stage 2 consultation now gives you the opportunity to comment on proposals following representations received in the first stage of consultation.

Following consideration by the Council's Governance, Audit and Performance Committee, recommendations based on the representations received have been approved for a second consultation. 

See the the documents which were considered by the Committee.

What are the proposals?

Comments and representations on the following recommendations are now invited.  Consultees have until 26 October 2018 to respond. 

I. In respect of the boundary review at the development known as Sector 4 at the Woodlands Park development at Great Dunmow which is located in the parish of Little Easton and shown in brown on the map.

a. That the existing parish boundary between Little Easton parish and Great Dunmow North ward, which is shown in green on the map, be altered as indicated on the map by a broken line marked in red, so that the area shown marked in brown, comprising the development known as Sector 4, be transferred from the parish of Little Easton to Dunmow North ward;

b. That in order to give effect to the outcome of the Community Governance Review of the parish boundary, a polling district for local government elections be designated in respect of the area marked in brown, The Dourdan Pavillion be designated as a polling place for such polling district;

c. That recommendations be made to the Local Government Boundary Commission and Electoral Commission to make a consequential changes Order to give effect to alterations to align the boundary of the district ward and county division with the modified parish boundary.

d. In respect of the electoral arrangements which apply to the Great Dunmow North ward, to increase the number of the parish councillors by two.

e. In respect of the electoral arrangements which apply to the parish of Little Easton, to make no change in the number of the parish councillors.

II. In respect of the electoral arrangements review for the parish of Aythorpe Roding, to increase the number of parish councillors by one.

How can I participate in the consultation? 

To submit your comments or representations to this consultation, you may either:

Email:  Rebecca Dobson on

Or write to: The Democratic and Electoral Services Manager, Uttlesford District Council, Council Offices, London Road, Saffron Walden CB11 4ER