|Proposed boundaries (in yellow) overlaid on a map of Ynys Môn.|
New ward names in purple, numbers in brackets indicate number of
councillors to be returned by each ward.
(click to enlarge)
Whatever you may think of the proposed boundary changes for local elections on Ynys Môn, today is your last opportunity to let the Local Boundary Commission for Wales know. All you need to do is email them on: firstname.lastname@example.org
You may want to ask them why Ynys Môn has only been given just six weeks for this consultation (over the Christmas period too) whereas the rest of Wales will have up to four years to consult on their own local boundary changes?
Or why their proposals will make Ynys Môn the only county in Wales to elect all of its councillors via multi-member wards?
Or why they have proposed such unnatural new divisions such as "South Eastern Anglesey" which combines Llangristiolus and Rhostrehwfa in the North with Gaerwen and Brynsiencyn in the South and then is neatly divided in half by the natural barrier of the Malltraeth marshes?
Or why the oddly shaped "Central Anglesey" seems to be composed of the leftover parts of all the other wards?
Or whether they think a council is viable with just 30 members.
Anyway, whatever questions or comments you have, today's your last chance to have your say. The full proposals are here and an overlay of the proposed new boundaries onto a map of Ynys Môn is above — so make your comments directly to: email@example.com
P.S. Blwyddyn Newydd Dda i chi gyd!