The Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA) has come out against Carl Sargeant's proposed postponement of Ynys Môn's local elections in May next year. Despite the specific circumstances of the Welsh Government's intervention in Anglesey County Council, the 22 Welsh local authority leaders who attended the WLGA's Co-ordinating Committee last Friday felt it vital that ALL electors throughout Wales, without exception, should have the right to exercise their right to vote. The WLGA will be writing to the Minister accordingly.
Quite right too — it is a curious form of 'democratic renewal' which denies people the right to vote in a timely and normal manner.
UPDATE: Apparently even the Labour group within the WLGA voted against postponing the poll on Ynys Môn — which is fairly substantial vote of no confidence in Carl Sargeant's actions from within his own Party.
UPDATE 2: The WLGA's letter to Carl Sargeant AM opposing the postponement of local elections on Ynys Môn:
WLGA letter to Carl Sargeant