Electoral Review of Mid Sussex Council (2021-22)

The Local Government Boundary Commission (England) [LGBCE] is preparing to conduct an Electoral Review of Mid Sussex District Council.

The LGBCE is a body accountable to Parliament. It was established under the Local Democracy, Economic Development & Construction Act 2009.  It is responsible for reviewing electoral arrangements of local authorities in England.

An Electoral Review is an examination of a council’s electoral arrangements.

MSDC’s is a periodic ‘Electoral Review’ (last conducted here in 2002). Following the Review, the LGBCE will make final recommendations to Parliament on the following:

  • Total number of councillors
  • Total number of wards
  • Ward boundaries
  • Number of councillors elected to each ward
  • Names of each ward

They intend to conduct public consultations, as follows:

Activity

Involvement

Completion Dates

Council

LGBCE

Consultation on warding patterns

Council

Political Groups

General Public

Conduct public consultation, collate & analyse responses.

 

23 March 2021 –

31 May 2021

Consultation on Draft Recommendations

Council

Political Groups

General Public

Publish draft recommendations. Conduct public consultation, collate & analyse responses.

 

3 August 2021 –

11 October 2021

Final Recommendations - Publication

Not required

Commission

 

January 2022

 

Last updated: 20 January 2021