Flintshire County Council has 70 Councillors that represent 57 Electoral Divisions in Flintshire and are democratically
This section has Information about how the council works, how we make decisions and how you can get involved and influence those decisions.
You will also find details on Electoral Registration, the Constitution, committee meetings and public question time.
The All Wales Convention hosted a question time event at Bryn Coch Primary School, Mold on Wednesday, April 22 to provide information on the work of the All Wales Convention and engage members of the public in the big debate on the future direction of the National Assembly. There is still time to have your say.
Under the Local Government (Wales) Measure 2011 the Council is required to have on its Audit Committee at least one person who is a Lay Member in addition to those who are County Councillors
Eight of the Council’s Members make up the Cabinet, including the Leader and Deputy Leader of the Council.
Information of the role of the Chairman of Flintshire County Council and contact details
Pursuant to its statutory duty Flintshire County Council has decided to undertake a review of the Community Areas and the Community Electoral Arrangements for the Communities in the County of Flintshire.
Our constitution sets out how the council operates, how decisions are made and the procedures that are followed to make sure that these decisions are efficient, transparent and accountable to local people.
Corporate Governance is the system by which local authorities direct and control their functions and relate to their communities.
The 22 Unitary Authorities in Wales are each required to have a Scheme of Allowances which governs the entitlement of Members to receive various allowances.
This page provides a description of the role and accountabilities of elected Members as produced by the Welsh Local Government Association
Here you will find information on previous elections held within Flintshire.
Candidates (and political parties) are subject to limits on their spending on items and services used during the regulated period of an election. Find out how you can inspect the Declarations and Returns of Expenses.
The Chief Executive in his capacity as Returning Officer is responsible for the conduct of all Elections which occur in the County of Flintshire. Most elections are contested by candidates representing registered political parties.
Flintshire County Council Elections 2012
The next county council elections are to be held on Thursday 3 May 2012
Do you want to become a County Councillor?
Local Government Elections – Thursday 3 May 2012
On Thursday 5 May 2011, there will be:
• elections to the National Assembly for Wales, and
• a UK-wide referendum on the voting system you use to elect MPs to the House of Commons
Overview & Scrutiny is a statutory function, which exists to hold the Executive to account as a critical friend and to monitor and assist in the improvement and development of the Council's policies and services.
Police & Crime Commissioners Elections 2012
On the 15 November 2012, for the first time ever, voters across England and Wales will elect Police and Crime Commissioners who will be accountable for how crime is tackled in their police force area.
At the commencement of each ordinary meeting of the Council there is an opportunity for people who live, work or study in the County of Flintshire to attend and put questions to the Leader of the Council and Executive Members.
If there are no changes to your details you can now register by internet at - www.registerbyinternet.com/flintshire, by freephone - 0800 197 9881 or Text 80212.
The Planning Committee meets approximately every 4 weeks to decide on planning applications submitted to the Council...
The Electoral Administration Act 2006 requires the Council to undertake a review of its polling districts, polling places and polling stations every four years.
The last review was completed in 2007 and a new review will commence on 25 July 2011 with the publication of the Public Notice of Review. The consultation period will end on 30 September 2011