WHY VOTE COMMITTEE?

Greatly increased range of views and experience providing input to council decisions - 70 councillors rather than one elected mayor.

Councillors making decisions can offer perspectives from local areas across the length and breadth of Bristol.

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Frequent opportunities for electors to contribute views to councillors making council decisions – council decision making becomes a genuinely participatory process involving electors.

Transparency of council decision making through committee meetings open to the public.

Greater focus on addressing problems in the city and making Bristol a better place to live, work and play.

Changes senior Council officers focus from supporting the elected mayor and his policies to giving councillors the information they need to make better decisions for Bristol.

Encourages co-operation and seeking consensus in Council decision making.