The Council and Democracy

Your parish Council is a democratically elected body. Elected to work on your behalf as a resident in Bainton and Ashton Parish.

The Council meeting are open to the public and press and the Council have a requirement for all decisions and discussion to be transparent and open.

The general Public are given an opportunity to voice their opinions on any subjects that are on the agenda for that meeting.

Copies of the agenda and the meeting minutes are posted publically around the villages.

Your Councillors are available to you if you require to discuss any matter you feel they may be able to help you with, It is quite possibly the case that even if the subject is not within the remit of the parish Council then they will have access to the correct body to deal with your issues.