P-05-723 Establish Proportional Representation Voting System for Welsh Local Council Elections.


This petition was submitted by Mohammed Sarul Islam, having collected 202 signatures.

Text of the Petition

We the undersigned call on the National Assembly for Wales to establish a proportional representation voting system for 22 Welsh council elections.


This petition was considered completed by the Petitions Committee at its meeting on 03/12/2019.

In light of the proposal within the Local Government and Elections (Wales) Bill to give local authorities a choice over the electoral system used for local elections, and the scrutiny which will be applied to this by the Assembly, the Committee agreed to close the petition.

Full details of the consideration of this petitions by the committee and related documents can be seen on the Meetings tab above.

It was first considered by the Petitions Committee on 17/01/2017.


Assembly Constituency and Region:

  • Cardiff West
  • South Wales Central


Further information

Business type: Petition

Reason considered: Senedd Business;

First published: 29/11/2016