3 November 2005
Councillor Foster has submitted the following:
Recognising the importance of the university sector to these towns, and the value of overseas students, this council notes with great concern the stated wish of the government to remove the right of appeal to the judiciary, currently exercisable by prospective students who are initially refused entry clearance to the United Kingdom by overseas missions.
Medway's members of parliament are also urged to support opposition to these proposals.
On being put to the vote, the motion was carried.
Votes by Councillor
To view the list of councillors who voted in favour or against the motion, those who abstained and those who were absent, click on the appropriate heading.
The Local Government Boundary Commission for England are currently reviewing Medway's ward boundaries. The new boundaries are expected to increase the number of councillors in Medway from 55 to 59 and will be introduced for the next elections to Medway council in 2023. They have launched a public consultation for residents and organisations in Medway to help them decide where the boundaries should be drawn. The consultation is open until 2 March 2020, with draft recommendations due to be published in June 2020. You can have your say on the new boundaries by clicking the button below, which will take you to the Local Government Boundary Commission for England's consultation.
Medway Elects is not affiliated with the Local Government Boundary Commission for England and is not responsible for the content of their website or the conduct of their boundary review.