Bristol Mayoral Referendum

Work underway to build new committee system after referendum vote to scrap mayor

A group of councillors from different parties is being set up to design the new system coming into force in 2024.

Bristol votes to scrap its mayor in move to give councillors more power

Bristol’s mayoral referendum explained in one minute

Bristol Mayoral Referendum

WTF is the mayoral referendum? Your questions answered

Everything you need to know ahead of Bristol’s vote on keeping the mayor or switching to a committee system.

Bristol Mayoral Referendum

How Bristol is run isn’t just a political debate. It impacts our everyday lives. 

Reports

Bristol councillors vote for mayoral referendum in 2022

From factory boss’s daughter to community organiser – meet Bristol’s first woman councillor

Mabel Tothill was a champion of the labour movement and women's rights in East Bristol.

Listen: Bristol Unpacked with Cleo Lake

Season 1, Episode 1: Founding member of Countering Colston, Green party city councillor and former Lord Mayor, Cleo Lake has a lot to say on the big questions of politics, race, history and the future of Bristol and beyond.

Experiment in democracy, as council to pilot citizens’ assemblies

Bristolians could be gathered to make decisions on issues such as the climate crisis.

Chris Skidmore, Kingswood MP, declined to give statement in staffer’s sexual assault case, says detective

Chris Skidmore’s former parliamentary aide was cleared of sexually assaulting a teenager. The MP says he offered his full support to the police investigation. But a detective claims he declined to provide a police statement.

Bristol North West: What you need to know for the 2019 General Election

The marginal seat has flipped between Labour and Tories for years.

Lib Dem use of data misleading in marginal seat of Bristol North West

The criticism comes after national controversy about tactical voting advice and use of polling data.