Rule Change Referendum Results

The results of Equity's Rule Change Referendum 2021 have been announced. Members voted in favour of all three changes.

Please download the full results here

The total number of members entitled to vote was 45,522. The number of members who voted was 3,824 (8%).

The changes being voted on were:

  1. To amend the name of the Members with Disabilities Councillor to the Deaf and Disabled Members Councillor.
  2. To amend the name of the Minority Ethnic Members Councillor to the Race Equality Councillor.​
  3. To add an additional Council seat in the Northern Area of England, meaning there would be one Councillor for the North East, Yorkshire and Humberside Area; and one Councillor for the North West Area.