Merton Parish Council

The next meeting of the Merton Parish Council is scheduled to be held in The Clinton Hall on Monday November 6th 2017. (A week earlier than normal).

The agenda for this meeting (when available), and all previous meetings can be viewed by following the links below.

Parish Council meetings are held every other month, on the second Monday of the month.

The members of the Merton Parish Council are:

Councillor Steve Papworth (Chairman)
Councillor Tim Horner (Vice-Chairman)
Councillor Bill Brown
Councillor Philip Collins
Councillor Chris Laughton
Councillor Jill Malcolm
Councillor Rob Nancekivell
Councillor Paul Scantlebury

All correspondence to the Council should be addressed to the Clerk, Miss Zena Tett of Bouchland Farm, Burrington, Umberleigh, Devon EX37 9NF. Tel 07711 255525, or by e-mail to

Please note that for security and backup purposes, the Chairman has the ability to access this e-mail account.

Transparency Code For Smaller Authorities

Since the abolition of the Audit Commission, the Government has introduced a Transparency Code for Smaller Authorities, which covers local government organistions such as our Parish Council. The Code requires us to publish significantly more information on our web site, and to make it available in perpetuity. So our web pages are in the process of being revised to enable access to current and historical documents back to 2014 - many of which have previously been published on the web site.

Agendas, Minutes & Other Documents

The agendas, draft and approved minutes of all Parish Council meetings are now being made available on this web site, along with other important documents. Follow the links below to view the documents.

Please note that there may be some documents not available, but we are working to make sure they will all be ultimately available.

2017-18 2016-17
2015-16 2014-15

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