Mark Conrad 06 February 2024

Officer warning over street votes

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Senior council officers have issued a scathing response to plans for street-level planning votes – dismissing the idea as a costly and complex ‘proliferation of polls’.

The MJ understands senior officers’ group Solace, the Association of Electoral Administrators and some councils have warned ministers against introducing street vote development orders (SVDOs).

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