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Councillor Questions and Motions to Council

There is an opportunity for District Councillors to ask a question or propose a motion at each Council Meeting. This does not apply at the Annual Council Meeting.

Questions on Notice by Councillors

At each full Council meeting there is an opportunity for Councillors to ask questions. Here we explain the process for asking questions.

A Councillor may ask a question on any matter in relation to which the Council has powers or duties or which affects the District. The question can be put to:

  • the Chairman;

  • an Executive Councillor;

  • the Leader; or

  • the Chairman of any committee or sub-committee

Questions should be received by no later than 6:30pm on the 4th working day prior to the Council meeting, (e.g. a Question for a Wednesday Council Meeting must be received by 6.30pm the previous Thursday.  The following information must be provided:

  • The name and address of the Councillor submitting the question

  • The name of the Councillor to whom the question is put

You will need to send your questions to:

Chief Executive, The Hub, Mareham Road, Horncastle LN9 6PH

or by email to:

The Council Meetings for the year 2023-24 are:

Wednesday 19 July 2023

Wednesday 11 October 2023 

Wednesday 13 December 2023 (2.00pm)

Wednesday 28 February 2024 (2.00pm)

Motions on Notice

Except for motions which can be moved without notice under Council Procedure Rule 13, notice must be given by delivering it in writing or by electronic mail to the Chief Executive by emailing not later than 9 working days before the date of the meeting. These will be entered in a book open to public inspection.