Gareth Thomas – 2016 Parliamentary Question to the Speaker’s Committee on the Electoral Commission

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Gareth Thomas on 2016-10-11.

To ask the hon. Member for South West Devon, representing the Speaker’s Committee on the Electoral Commission, which local authorities have asked the Local Government Boundary Commission to consider changes to their boundaries; and if he will make a statement.

Mr Gary Streeter

The Local Government Boundary Commission for England informs me that it has no plans to conduct any Principal Area Boundary Reviews, but their current programme includes 13 electoral reviews requested by:

  • Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council
  • London Borough of Croydon
  • Harborough District Council
  • Tendring District Council
  • West Berkshire District Council
  • Babergh District Council
  • Forest of Dean District Council
  • South Gloucestershire Council
  • Cheshire West & Chester Council
  • Forest Heath District Council
  • St Edmundsbury Borough Council
  • Scarborough Borough Council
  • Carlisle City Council