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Until further notice meetings will be held over the Internet remotely.

We will continue to hold our meetings on the third Wednesday of the month at 7:30pm

If you would like to attend as a member of the public please click here to join the meeting.  Unless otherwise stated on the agenda members of the public are only permitted to observe the meeting.

Extra Ordinary Meeting

There will be an extra ordinary meeting held on Wednesday 5th May at 7:30pm  please click here to join the meeting.

A parish council is a type of local authority found in England which is the lowest, or first, tier of local government. They are elected bodies and have variable tax raising powers. Parish councils are responsible for areas known as civil parishes; . They cover only part of England; corresponding to 35% of the population. Many parish councils originate from the Local Government Act 1894, which established them in rural areas; a further tranche were introduced in 1974 by the Local Government Act 1972 in successor parishes; and since the Local Government and Rating Act 1997 further parish councils have been created at an increased rate. There are approximately 8,500 councils in England and the National Association of Local Councils exists to provide support and lobby services. The powers of parish councils are fairly limited.

Welcome to the Monk Fryston Parish council web site.  We hope you find this site useful and the information easy to find.  

Our District Councillor is

John Mackman  

Latest Newsletter click here

Casual Vacancy

Due to a Councillor resignation there is a casual vacancy.  For further details click here. If you would like to apply or find out what the role involves please contact the clerk.

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