LDBCW seeks Commissioners


The Local Democracy and Boundary Commission for Wales is searching for 3 Commissioners and a Chair. 

If you are interested in becoming a Commissioner, you will find all the necessary information in the attached documents.

The Local Democracy and Boundary Commission for Wales (“the Commission”) is an independent Welsh Government Sponsored Body whose statutory duties are set out in the Local Government (Democracy) (Wales) Act 2013.

These duties include: 

  • Ensuring principal area electoral arrangements are fit for purpose – developing and delivering a ten-year rolling programme of electoral reviews. 
  • Making Orders in relation to proposals from principal councils for changes to community areas following their reviews of community boundaries and electoral arrangements.
  • As appropriate, ensuring the boundaries of principal council areas are fit for purpose.
  • Maintaining a high level of Corporate Governance for the Commission.

In addition to its statutory duties the Commission may conduct reviews or provide advice and information at the request of local authorities or as directed by the Welsh Ministers.

In respect of principal area arrangements, the Commission makes recommendations to the Welsh Ministers, which it considers are in the interest of effective and convenient local government.

To apply for a Commissioner role, click here.

To apply for the role of Chair, click here.

Closing date: 16:00, 11 October 2021

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