Issue details

Review of Polling Districts and Places

Completes the four-yearly review of polling districts and places.  Council will determine the boundaries of polling districts (within Wards) and the Returning Officer will determine the location of polling places and inform Council of those locations.

Decision type: Key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Decision due: 13 Oct 2011 by Council

Lead member: Councillor Martin Wise, Deputy Leader of the Council and Cabinet Member for Operational Services

Contact: Glenn Back, Democratic Services and Scrutiny Manager 01843 577187 Email: Tel: (01843) 577187.

Consultation process

Notice in local newspaper and on Council’s website


Electors, Councillors, the Returning Officer and Electoral Matters Working Party.  Initial public consultation runs from 1 June to 1 July 2011.  Subsequent consultation on Returning Officer’s proposals runs from 2 August to 2 September 2011.

Agenda items


  • Analysis of electorate figures by polling district and detailed plans showing boundaries of polling districts and locations of polling stations