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Review of Polling Districts and Polling Places 2019

In accordance with the provisions of the Representation of the People Act 1983 and Section 16 of the Electoral Administration Act 2006 the Council must undertake a review of the polling districts and polling places within its area every four years and the Electoral Registration and Administration Act 2013 requires that a compulsory review must be completed between 1 October 2018 and 31 January 2020.

The Council commenced its review on 9 July with an eight-week consultation period. The Acting Returning Officer (ARO) revised his recommendations in response to the consultation period, which were considered by the General Purposes Committee on 15 October. The revised recommendations were due to be considered and approved by the Council on 21 November; however, following the announcement of a General Election on 12 December 2019, the decision was taken to bring forward the approval of the ARO's recommendations. Following consultation with Group Leaders, the Managing Director took an urgent decision to approve the recommendations and implement with effect from the publication of the revised electoral register on 4 November. 

The timetable for the review and documents relating to the review are set out below.

9 July 2019

Publication of Notice of Review and commencement of public consultation

By 19 July 2019

Publication of ARO’s submission

8 September 2019

Public consultation ends

15 October 2019

General Purposes Committee consider proposals and make recommendations to Council

30 October 2019

Urgent Decision by the Managing Director to approve the recommendations

Notice of Polling District Review

Polling District Review Fact Sheet

List of Current Polling Stations

ARO Initial Submission

 

Consultation Responses and Final Recommendations

Consultation Responses

Revised ARO Submission

Report to Council

Final Recommendations

Ward Maps

Abbeydale

Abbeymead

Barnwood

Barton & Tredworth

Coney Hill

Elmbridge

Grange

Hucclecote

Kingsway

Kingsholm & Wotton

Longlevens

Moreland

Matson & Robinswood

Podsmead

Quedgeley Fieldcourt

Quedgeley Severn Vale

Tuffley

Westgate

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