The County of Powys (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1998

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Published: 1998-11-23

Statutory Instruments
1998 No. 3143

LOCAL GOVERNMENT, ENGLAND AND WALES
WALES
The County of Powys (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1998

Made
23rd November 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 March 1997 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 County of Powys (Electoral Arrangements) 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.

Electoral divisions

2.—(1) The existing electoral divisions of the County of Powys shall be abolished and the County shall be divided into 73 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.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Wales

Jon Owen Jones
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Welsh Office
23rd November 1998

Article 2

SCHEDULENAMES AND AREAS OF AND NUMBERS OF COUNCILLORS FOR NEW ELECTORAL DIVISIONS

(1)
(2)
(3)

Name of New Electoral Division
Area of New Electoral Division
Number of Councillors

Aber-craf
The Aber-craf ward of the Community of Ystradgynlais
1

Banwy
The Communities of Banwy and Llanerfyl
1

Beguildy
The Communities of Beguildy, Llanbadarn Fynydd and Llanbister
1

Berriew
The Community of Berriew
1

Blaen Hafren
The Communities of Llangurig, Llanidloes Without and Trefeglwys
1

Bronllys
The Communities of Bronllys and Erwood
1

Builth
The Community of Builth
1

Bwlch
The Community of Llanfihangel Cwmdu with Bwlch and Cathedine
1

Caersws
The Communities of Caersws and Carno
1

Churchstoke
The Community of Churchstoke
1

Crickhowell
The Communities of Crickhowell and The Vale of Grwyney
1

Cwm-twrch
The Cwm-twrch ward of the Community of Ystradgynlais
1

Disserth and Trecoed
The Community of Disserth and Trecoed
1

Dolforwyn
The Communities of Bettws and Llandyssil
1

Felin-fâch
The Communities of Felin-fâch, Honddu Isaf and Llanddew
1

Forden
The Community of Forden
1

Glantwymyn
The Communities of Cadfarch and Glantwymyn
1

Glasbury
The Communities of Clyro, Glasbury and Painscastle
1

Guilsfield
The Communities of Castle Caereinion and Guilsfield
1

Gwernyfed
The Communities of Gwernyfed and Llanigon
1

Hay
The Community of Hay
1

Kerry
The Community of Kerry
1

Knighton
The Community of Knighton
1

Llanafanfawr
The Communities of Cilmery, Duhonw, Llanafanfawr and Llanwrthwl
1

Llanbadarn Fawr
The Communities of Llanbadarn Fawr and Penybont
1

Llanbrynmair
The Community of Llanbrynmair
1

Llandinam
The Communities of Llandinam and Mochdre
1

Llandrindod East/Llandrindod West
The East and West wards of the Community of Llandrindod Wells
1

Llandrindod North
The North ward of the Community of Llandrindod Wells
1

Llandrindod South

The South No. 1 and the South No. 2 wards of the Community of Llandrindod Wells

1

Llandrinio
The Communities of Bausley with Criggion and Llandrinio
1

Llandysilio
The Communities of Carreghofa and Llandysilio
1

Llanelwedd
The Communities of Aberedw, Glascwm and Llanelwedd
1

Llanfair Caereinion
The Community of Llanfair Caereinion
1

Llanfihangel
The Communities of Llanfihangel and Llangyniew
1

Llanfyllin
The Community of Llanfyllin
1

Llangattock
The Community of Llangattock
1

Llangors
The Community of Llangors
1

Llangunllo
The Communities of Llanddewi Ystradenny, Llanfihangel Rhydithon, Llangunllo and Whitton
1

Llangynidr
The Community of Llangynidr
1

Llanidloes
The Community of Llanidloes
1

Llanrhaeadr-ym Mochnant
The Communities of Llangynog, Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant (in the former District of Montgomeryshire), Llanwddyn and Pen-y-Bont Fawr
1

Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant/Llansilin
The Communities of Llangedwyn, Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant (in the former District of Glyndŵr) and Llansilin
1

Llansantffraid
The Communities of Llanfechain and Llansantffraid
1

Llanwrtyd Wells
The Communities of Llangamarch, Llanwrtyd Wells and Treflys
1

Llanyre
The Community of Llanyre
1

Machynlleth
The Community of Machynlleth
1

Maescar/Llywel
The Communities of Cray, Llywel and Maescar
1

Meifod
The Community of Meifod
1

Montgomery
The Community of Montgomery
1

Nantmel

The Communities of Abbey Cwmhir, Nantmel and St. Harmon

1

Newtown Central
The Newtown Central ward of the Community of Newtown and Llanllwchaiarn
1

Newtown East
The Newtown East ward of the Community of Newtown and Llanllwchaiarn
1

Newtown Llanllwchaiarn North
The Llanllwchaiarn North ward of the Community of Newtown and Llanllwchaiarn
1

Newtown Llanllwchaiarn West
The Llanllwchaiarn West ward of the Community of Newtown and Llanllwchaiarn
1

Newtown South
The Newtown South ward of the Community of Newtown and Llanllwchaiarn
1

Old Radnor
The Communities of Gladestry, New Radnor and Old Radnor
1

Presteigne
The Community of Presteigne
1

Rhayader
The Community of Rhayader
1

Rhiwcynon
The Communities of Aberhafesp, Dwyriw, Manafon and Tregynon
1

St. David Within
The St. David Within ward of the Community of Brecon
1

St. John
The St. John ward of the Community of Brecon
1

St. Mary
The St. Mary ward of the Community of Brecon
1

Talgarth
The Community of Talgarth
1

Talybont-on-Usk
The Communities of Glyn Tarell, Llanfrynach and Talybont-on-Usk
1

Tawe-Uchaf
The Communities of Tawe-Uchaf and Ystradfellte
1

Trewern
The Community of Trewern
1

Welshpool Castle
The Castle ward of the Community of Welshpool
1

Welshpool Gungrog
The Gungrog ward of the Community of Welshpool
1

Welshpool Llanerchyddol
The Llanerchyddol ward of the Community of Welshpool
1

Ynyscedwyn
The Ynyscedwyn ward of the Community of Ystradgynlais
1

Yscir
The Communities of Merthyr Cynog, Trallong and Yscir
1

Ystradgynlais
The Ystradgynlais ward of the Community of Ystradgynlais
1

(1)
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 Government Act (References to Aldermen) Order 1977, S.I. 1977/1710 and section 66(5) and (8) of, Schedule 15, paragraphs 1 and 15, and Schedule 18 to, the Local Government (Wales) Act 1994 (c. 19).

(2)
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.
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