February 1, 2024 8.00 pm

City of Lincoln Council could save £333k if it held elections every four years

Every other Lincolnshire district holds all-out elections every four years, so why doesn’t Lincoln?

By Local Democracy Reporter

Opposition councillors in Lincoln say it’s time to reconsider a proposal for the City of Lincoln Council to hold all-out elections every four years, instead of yearly elections — saving taxpayers £333,000 in the process.

The city council currently holds yearly local elections for three years, where one out of three councillors for each of the city’s 11 wards are elected. After a pause in the fourth year, the process restarts.

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