Agenda and minutes

Extraordinary, Democratic Services Committee - Thursday, 30th January, 2020 2.00 pm

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Contact: Shirley Cooke 

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Items
No. Item

1.

Declaration of Interest

To receive any declaration of interest from a Member or Officer in respect of any item of business.

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Minutes:

Councillor Dafydd Roberts declared a personal interest in Item 2 of the agenda.

2.

Review of Polling Districts and Polling Stations pdf icon PDF 432 KB

To submit a report by the Head of Democratic Services.

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Minutes:

Submitted - a report by the Head of Democratic Services on a review of polling districts, polling places and polling stations for the purpose of elections, in accordance with Section 18(2) of the Representation of the People Act 1983.

 

The Head of Democratic Services reported that Councils have to review the suitability of polling districts, polling places and polling stations every 5 years in accordance with regulations.  He stated that a review was carried out within the Ynys Môn parliamentary constituency between 5 June 2019 and 20 January 2020, for the purpose of identifying any potential alternatives.  As part of the review process, certain criteria had to be met, and consideration was given to the Electoral Commission’s guidance.

 

RESOLVED:-

 

  That the Democratic Services Committee confirms the arrangements as set out in Appendix 1 of the report;

  To recommend that the County Council, at its meeting on 10 March 2020, approves the recommendations in the report.