The elections for district and tehsil councils were held on party basis and for village and neighbourhood councils
on non-party basis.
Similarly, cities will have city and neighbourhood councils
Bob Blanchard, director of funding and development at Breckfield and North Everton Neighbourhood Council
, said: "This funding will help us achieve our goal of helping local people in north Liverpool most affected by economic downturn and welfare reforms.
The representatives of tehsil councils and municipal corporations would be elected through party-based elections, and there would be non-party elections for the panchayat and neighbourhood councils
. The new local bodies would receive funds of Rs 40 billion directly from the government to identify and execute their own projects, he added.
The erstwhile FR Peshawar has 11 village councils, FR Tank has eight village councils, FR Bannu has six and FR Lakki Marwat has five councils while none of these erstwhile frontier regions (FRs) have any neighbourhood council
A Village / Neighbourhood Council
wise information registers would be maintained in the police station to record all kind of information provided by the members of these councils.
A neighbourhood council
would have limited finance, if only to pay for a newsletter.
In my own area, Southern Neighbourhood Council
and Toxteth Community Council have been cut to an extent that they may cease to function effectively.
Moreover, under the new law, every village and neighbourhood council
has to convene at least two general meetings of common assembly (consisting of every person of the respective area) every year.
Each village of Punjab would have independent local body as panchayat and urban population would have Neighbourhood Council
at Mohallah level.
This was decided in a meeting of the Neighbourhood Council
Nazims held in the District Council, Peshawar.
These are some of the things a neighbourhood council
might do: Organise and stimulate self-help in the community to improve the quality of life - for instance, by clearing dumped material from derelict sites.