Engaging the Public in Elections

Part of 2. Questions to the Counsel General – in the Senedd at 3:00 pm on 21 May 2024.

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Photo of Mick Antoniw Mick Antoniw Labour 3:00, 21 May 2024

Thank you for your question. Not unexpectedly, turnout at the recent police and crime commissioner elections in Wales was low. Of the numerous reasons for this, poor public engagement around these elections is obvious. To strengthen public engagement in elections more broadly, I'm taking forward legislation to improve access to information and break down the barriers to participation.