1998 No. 3261
LOCAL GOVERNMENT, ENGLAND AND WALES
The City and County of Swansea(Electoral Arrangements) (No. 2) Order 1998
18th December 1998
Coming into force in accordance with article 1(2)
The Secretary of State for Wales, in exercise of his powers under sections 58(2) and 67(4) of the Local Government Act 1972(1) and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order which gives effect to proposals submitted to him in November 1996 under sections 58(1) and 64 of that Act(2) by the Local Government Boundary Commission for Wales:
Citation and commencement
1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the City and County of Swansea (Electoral Arrangements) (No. 2) Order 1998.
(2) This Order shall come into operation on 6th May 1999 except that for the purposes of all proceedings preliminary or relating to an election to be held on or after that day, it shall come into force immediately.
2.—(1) The existing electoral divisions of the City and County of Swansea shall be abolished and the City and County shall be divided into 36 electoral divisions which shall bear the names set out in column (1) of the Schedule to this Order, and each such electoral division shall comprise the area specified opposite thereto in column (2) of that Schedule.
(2) The number of councillors to be returned for each such electoral division shall be the number specified opposite thereto in column (3) of the Schedule to this Order.
Register of local government electors
3. The registration officer shall make such re-arrangement or adaptation of the register of local government electors as may be necessary on account of the coming into force of this Order.
4. The County of Swansea (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1998(3) is hereby revoked.
Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Wales
Jon Owen Jones
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State,Welsh Office
18th December 1998
SCHEDULENAMES AND AREAS OF AND NUMBERS OF COUNCILLORS FOR NEW ELECTORAL DIVISIONS
Name of New Electoral Division
Area of New Electoral Division
Number of Councillors
The Community of Bishopston
The Community of Bonymaen
The Community of Castle
The Community of Clydach
The Community of Cockett
The Community of Cwmbwrla
The Community of Dunvant
The Community of Upper Killay and the Three Crosses ward of the Community of Llanrhidian Higher
The Gorseinon Central and Gorseinon East wards of the Community of Gorseinon
The Communities of Ilston, Llangennith, Llanmadoc and Cheriton, Llanrhidian Lower, Penrice, Port Eynon, Reynoldston and Rhossili
The Community of Gowerton
The North ward of the Community of Killay
The South and West wards of the Community of Killay
The Garden Village and Kingsbridge wards of the Community of Llwchwr
The Community of Landore
The Communities of Llangyfelach and Pont-Lliw
The Communities of Birchgrove and Llansamlet
The Lower Loughor ward of the Community of Llwchwr
The Community of Mawr
The Mayals ward of the Community of Mumbles
The Community of Morriston
The Community of Mynyddbach
The Newton ward of the Community of Mumbles
The Oystermouth ward of the Community of Mumbles
The Llanmorlais and Penclawdd wards of the Community of Llanrhidian Higher
The Community of Penderry
The Community of Penllergaer
The Community of Pennard
The Community of Grovesend and the Gorseinon West and Penyrheol wards of the Community of Gorseinon
The Community of Pontardulais
The Community of Sketty
The Community of St. Thomas
The Community of Townhill
The Community of Uplands
The Upper Loughor ward of the Community of Llwchwr
The West Cross ward of the Community of Mumbles
1972 c. 70; Section 67(5) was amended by section 40(1) and (5) of the Police and Magistrates' Courts Act 1994 (c. 29), article 3(a) of the Local Government Act (References to Aldermen) Order 1977, S.I. 1977/1710 and section 66(5) and (8) of, and Schedule 15, paragraphs 1 and 15, and Schedule 18 to, the Local Government (Wales) Act 1994 (c. 19).
Section 58(1) was amended by section 66(5) of, and Schedule 15, paragraphs 1 and 11 to, the Local Government (Wales) Act 1994. Section 64 was substituted by section 6 to that Act of 1994.