Review of polling districts and polling stations
The Council is currently carrying out a review of its polling districts, and the buildings used as polling stations.
Suggestions for changes are sought from electors, political parties and other interested organisations. The Council would also welcome representations from any persons or body with expertise in relation to access to premises or facilities for persons with any type of disability.
We are currently carrying out a review of polling districts and polling places within the borough. The review will consider comments and suggestions from local residents and stakeholders in the borough. This includes any issues regarding access to premises or facilities for people with disabilities.
A consultation period took place from Monday 11 July 2022 to Thursday 11 August 2022
Second stage consultation on polling station review has now concluded
The second stage of the consultation took place from Monday 15 August 2022 to Wednesday 14 September 2022. We will be publishing final recommendations which will show the final new polling districts and polling stations for future elections in due course.
Notice and supporting information
Timetable for the review
Timetable for the review
|LGBCE Final Recommendations to be laid before Parliament
|Publication of Notice of Polling Station Review
|Commencement of 1st stage Consultation on Polling Station Review
||11/07/2022 - 11/08/2022
|Closing date for Representations
|Commencement of 2nd stage Consultation on Polling Station Review
||15/08/2022 - 14/09/2022
|Final proposals considered at Full Council Meeting
|Revised Electoral Register Published on New Ward Boundaries
|All out Local Elections (all 63 Councillors up for Election)
All comments and any responses from the (Acting) Returning Officer will be published. It is the (Acting) Returning Officer’s role to select the polling stations. It will be the Full Council which will make the decision on any proposed changes to polling districts or polling places. The final scheme for polling arrangements will be adopted by the Chief Executive, in accordance with the Council’s constitution.
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