16/01/20
Electoral Reviews

The consultation period for this review has now resumed.

The consultation will end on the 7 July 2020

Please see the notice below for more information.

It has come to the Commission’s attention that there is some confusion over the review it is conducting in Caerphilly and the effect of our proposals.

The Commission has proposed that the Cefn Fforest East town ward of the Town of Blackwood is represented in an electoral ward with the Community of Cefn Fforest for county council representation only. There will be absolutely no change to the underlying community arrangements. The Cefn Fforest East town ward of Blackwood will remain in the Town of Blackwood and remain an important part of it.

There will be no transfer of lands, services, amenities or council tax precepts as a result of the Commission’s proposals. The Commission is only proposing areas where a county councillor represents.

The Commission hope this has clarified the position and that any information the Town Council provides to its community reflects this.

 

The Commission has published its draft proposals for the future electoral arrangements for the County Borough of Caerphilly. 

You can view the proposals on the Commission’s consultation portal compare them with the existing arrangements and make any comments which you may wish to make.

The 12-week consultation period commences on 23 January 2020 and closes on 15th April 2020.

After this date the Commission will consider all the representations it has received, prepare Final Recommendations and submit these to Welsh Government.

As well as the consultation portal, representations during this period can be sent to:

consultations@boundaries.wales 

or

Local Democracy and Boundary Commission for Wales

Hastings House

Cardiff

CF24 0BL