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We want your views on guidance that will support community and town councils to put in place the Local Government and Elections Act (Wales) 2021.

How to respond

Consultation ends:
17 March 2022
Consultation launched:

Consultation description

We are consulting on the draft guidance to support community and town councils to put in place provisions which include:

  • eligibility to exercise the general power of competence
  • access meetings from multiple locations
  • provide opportunity for public participation at public council meetings
  • publish an annual report
  • publish a training plan to support training for councillors and council staff.

Consultation documents

Draft statutory guidance , file type: PDF, file size: 1 MB

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How to respond

Submit your comments by 17 March 2022, in any of the following ways:

Online form


Download the response form.

Complete and return to:

Local Government Performance and Partnerships Division
Local Government Directorate
Welsh Government
Cathays Park
CF10 3NQ