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How can we create a new parish council in our area?

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We would like to look into how we could create a new parish council in our area. We are currently under Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council. Who totally disregard our Community so we are looking how to set up a new parish council
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I believe that you have to apply to government to start the process and your MP should be a good contact, so should contacting Eric Pickles MP office, local communities.


You might have to hold a local referendum and require a 51% vote for it.

Beware that even if you are succesful, you don't end up duplicating services at an additional cost to residents.
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You need to collect a petition signed by at least 7.5% of Local Electors calling on the Principle Authority to set up a governance review to consider establishing a town or Parish Council.

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