Decision details

Electoral Reform in Wales

Decision Maker: Flintshire County Council

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


To provide an update to Members on Electoral Reform taking place in Wales.




(a)       That the Council does not support the adoption of the Single Transferrable Vote system;


(b)       That an extension to a response on the Electoral Administration and Reform White Paper be requested and if accepted, and all Member workshop be arranged.  If the extension was rejected, the Deputy Returning Officer would submit a response in line with the views expressed by Members by 10th January;


(c)        That the requirements of the Elections Act 2022 be noted, and the proposed steps to minimise potential disenfranchisement be approved; and


(d)       That a letter be sent to UK Government to express the concerns raised about the practicalities of costs of voter ID.

Report author: Kara Bennett

Publication date: 22/01/2024

Date of decision: 13/12/2022

Decided at meeting: 13/12/2022 - Flintshire County Council

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