The Local Government Boundary Commission for Wales have completed their review of community boundaries in the County borough of Caerphilly and have published their report and proposals.
Review of Community Boundaries in the County Borough of Caerphilly (PDF 4.8mb).
Scope and object of the review
The review was being conducted under the provisions of Section 55 of the Local Government Act 1972 (the Act).
The purpose of the review was to consider whether, in the interests of effective and convenient local government, the Commission should propose changes to the present community boundaries.
The review consider proposals for alterations of boundaries between community council areas, amalgamating two or more community council areas into one, or separating an existing community council area into two or more.
A review of community electoral arrangements considers proposals to review ward boundaries within a community council area, the warding of a previously unwarded community council area, the de-warding of a community council area currently separated into wards, or councillor numbers
Copies of the report are also available for inspection at main council offices and at Bargoed, Blackwood, Caerphilly, Machen, Nelson, New Tredegar, Newbridge, Oakdale, Rhymney, Risca and Ystrad Mynach libraries.
Any further representations concerning the matters in the report should be addressed to the Welsh Government. They should be made by 21 August 2009. Representations should be addressed to Democracy Team, Local Government Policy Division, Welsh Government, Cathays Park, Cardiff. CF10 3NQ.