How can the public call a Parish Council meeting?

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Due to a pressing development local residents wish to calla meeting with the Parish Council.  How can this be done?
asked May 2, 2012 by Bozfrisby (120 points)
edited May 9, 2012 by counterpoint

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Residents can't force a parish council meeting (not to be confused with the parochial church council - PCC), only councillors can do that.

But residents can insist on a parish meeting being held and resolutions can be put forward and passed by the meeting.  They are not binding on the parish council, but a decent council will take notice of the views of a well attended parish meeting.

It needs six electors to formally call a parish meeting.
answered May 2, 2012 by counterpoint (20,350 points)

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