Purbeck District Council has competed a Community Governance Review in response to a request from Arne Parish Council to increase the number of parish councillors from seven to eight.
After consulting with the public and other interested persons the Council has agreed to the Parish Council's request. View the minutes of the District Council meeting on 11 April 2017 for the decision and the reasons for it.
View the Terms of Reference for Arne Parish Council Community Governance Review for background information about the review.
The District Council has now made an order giving effect to the decision.