Report from the Chief Executive.
1. Note the information in this report regarding the scope of the review.
2. Approve the timetable for the review, as set out in Appendix 2.
Consideration was given to the report which was to provide information regarding the statutory review of polling districts and polling places that must take place within a 16-month window between 1 October 2023 and 25 January 2025 and to seek approval for the proposed timetable.
The report set out a number of key issues that
Officer must consider in the initial proposals of the polling district and polling schemes. Finding the time to conduct the statutory review was severely restricted with scheduled elections and a Parliamentary General election due to take place within the 16-month review window.
Following the consultation, the final recommendations would be submitted to Cabinet and Council for approval.
The Leader explained that Appendix 4 of the report detailed a number of the changes being considered. These were minor changes.
Resolved: That Cabinet:
1. Noted the information in this report regarding the scope of the review.
2. Approved the timetable for the review, as set out in Appendix 2.