The Parish Council

The Parish Council represents and serves the community of Laughton and is responsible for the services it provides. Following consultation with parishioners (e.g. via the Parish Plan, Annual Parish Meeting etc.), it establishes policies for action and decides how money will be raised and spent on behalf of the community. It is responsible for spending the money raised lawfully and without risk and for achieving the best value for money.

The Parish Council currently provides and maintains the following:

  • Cemetery (Scotter Road)
  • Public Open Space (West End Road)
  • Play Area (West End Road)
  • Notice board (Morton Road)
  • The Croft Pathway (Morton Rd/ Scotter Rd)
  • Path (Blyton Rd/ Church Rd)
  • Churchyard (All Saints Church)
  • George Moss seat (Blyton Rd)
  • Gates (Community Field on Laughton Road)

The Parish Council is made up of 8 elected Councillors (see attachment for Councillors' details), one of whom is chosen as Chairman during the Council's Annual Meeting. For 2017/18, this is Councillor John Kennedy. It is served by the Clerk (Nicola Altoft), who implements its decisions and provides administrative and management support for its activities.