2023 Polling Districts and Polling Places Review

On 20th November, we consulted on the Council’s scheme of Polling Districts and Polling Places. This is an exercise which we are required to run every 5 years.
Notice of our review and our public consultation document can be seen below.

Notice of Polling District and Polling Places Review

Public Consultation Document

The consultation period closed at 5pm on Wednesday 3rd January.
Results of this review, including final reports and recommendations can be found linked below:

Final Recommendations

Consultation Responses

Background information

polling district is a smaller part of an electoral area. They can be thought of as the building blocks from which different council wards and parliamentary constituencies are built. A polling district cannot be shared between two electoral areas – such as a parish.

polling place is the venue at which a polling station is located.

polling station is the room or space where voting takes place.

If you wish to see the rules which apply to this process, a link to the relevant legislation is provided here: The Review of Polling Districts and Polling Places (Parliamentary Elections) Regulations 2006 (legislation.gov.uk)

Contact us

Electoral Services
Tel: 01444-477003

Last updated: 19 February 2024