Polling Districts and Polling Places Review

Each local authority must carry out reviews of the polling districts and polling places in its area. 

The next compulsory review is to be conducted within 16 months of 1st October 2018.

In accordance with the Review of Polling Districts and Polling Places (Parliamentary Elections) Regulations 2006 – we are conducting a review of all polling districts and polling places in the district’s parliamentary constituencies.

The formal review of the Council’s polling districts and polling places took place from 1 July until 12 August 2019, the responses received can be found below.

Proposals are published below, consultation on the proposals will take place from 27th August untill 7th October 2019. To comment on the proposals please see the Proposals Comment Form. All comments received will be considered in the report that will be presented to Council to approve on 7th November 2019.

Supporting Documents

Background information

  • A polling district is a smaller part of an electoral area. They can be thought of as the building blocks for which different council wards and parliamentary constituencies are built from. A polling district cannot be shared between two electoral areas – such as a parish.
  • A polling place is the building or area in which the polling stations will be selected by the (Acting) Returning Officer.
  • A polling station is the room or building where voting takes place.

Last Updated on Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Each local authority must carry out reviews of the polling districts and polling places in its area. 

The next compulsory review is to be conducted within 16 months of 1st October 2018.

In accordance with the Review of Polling Districts and Polling Places (Parliamentary Elections) Regulations 2006 – we are conducting a review of all polling districts and polling places in the district’s parliamentary constituencies.

The formal review of the Council’s polling districts and polling places took place from 1 July until 12 August 2019, the responses received can be found below.

Proposals are published below, consultation on the proposals will take place from 27th August untill 7th October 2019. To comment on the proposals please see the Proposals Comment Form. All comments received will be considered in the report that will be presented to Council to approve on 7th November 2019.

Supporting Documents

Background information

  • A polling district is a smaller part of an electoral area. They can be thought of as the building blocks for which different council wards and parliamentary constituencies are built from. A polling district cannot be shared between two electoral areas – such as a parish.
  • A polling place is the building or area in which the polling stations will be selected by the (Acting) Returning Officer.
  • A polling station is the room or building where voting takes place.

Last Updated on Wednesday, October 30, 2019