The County Borough of Bridgend (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1998

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Published: 1998-11-23

Statutory Instruments
1998 No. 3134

LOCAL GOVERNMENT, ENGLAND AND WALES
WALES
The County Borough of Bridgend (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 May 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 Borough of Bridgend (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 Borough of Bridgend shall be abolished and the County Borough shall be divided into 39 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

Aberkenfig
The Community of Llangynwyd Lower and the Aberkenfig ward of the Community of Newcastle Higher
1

Bettws
The Bettws ward of the Community of Garw Valley
1

Blackmill
The Blackmill and Evanstown wards of the Community of Ogmore Valley
1

Blaengarw
The Blaengarw ward of the Community of Garw Valley
1

Brackla
The Community of Brackla
4

Bryncethin
The Bryncethin ward of the Community of St Bride’s Minor
1

Bryncoch
The Bryncoch ward of the Community of St Bride’s Minor
1

Bryntirion, Laleston and Merthyr Mawr
The Community of Merthyr Mawr and the Laleston/Bryntirion ward of the Community of Laleston
2

Caerau
The Caerau and Nantyffyllon wards of the Community of Maesteg
3

Cefn Cribwr
The Community of Cefn Cribwr
1

Cefn Glas
The Cefn Glas 1 ward of the Community of Laleston
1

Coity
The Coity ward of the Community of Coity Higher
1

Cornelly
The Cornelly ward of the Community of Cynffig
2

Coychurch Lower
The Community of Coychurch Lower
1

Felindre
The Felindre ward of the Community of Pencoed
1

Hendre
The Hendre ward of the Community of Pencoed
2

Litchard
The Litchard ward of the Community of Coity Higher
1

Llangeinor
The Llangeinor ward of the Community of Garw Valley
1

Llangewydd and Brynhyfryd
The Cefn Glas 2 ward of the Community of Laleston
1

Llangynwyd
The Community of Llangynwyd Middle
1

Maesteg East
The East ward of the Community of Maesteg
2

Maesteg West
The West ward of the Community of Maesteg
2

Morfa
The Morfa ward of the Community of Bridgend
2

Nant-y-moel
The Nant-y-moel ward of the Community of Ogmore Valley
1

Newcastle
The Newcastle ward of the Community of Bridgend
2

Newton
The Newton ward of the Community of Porthcawl
1

Nottage
The Nottage ward of the Community of Porthcawl
1

Ogmore Vale
The Ogmore Vale ward of the Community of Ogmore Valley
1

Oldcastle
The Oldcastle ward of the Community of Bridgend
2

Pendre
The Pendre ward of the Community of Coity Higher
1

Penprysg
The Community of Coychurch Higher and the Penprysg ward of the Community of Pencoed
1

Pen-y-fai
The Pen-y-fai ward of the Community of Newcastle Higher
1

Pontycymmer
The Pontycymmer ward of the Community of Garw Valley
1

Porthcawl East Central
The East Central ward of the Community of Porthcawl
1

Porthcawl West Central
The West Central ward of the Community of Porthcawl
1

Pyle
The Pyle ward of the Community of Cynffig
3

Rest Bay
The Rest Bay ward of the Community of Porthcawl
1

Sarn
The Sarn ward of the Community of St Bride’s Minor
1

Ynysawdre
The Community of Ynysawdre
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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