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Local Boundary Review consultation

Local Boundary Review consultation

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7 April 2022

Local Boundary Review consultation extended

The Local Government Boundary Commission, the independent body that draws up local boundaries, has decided that the number of councillors in Fareham should be 32, instead of the current council which has 31.

A 10-week consultation on new warding arrangements ran until 4 April 2022, but this has now been extended until 11 July 2022 to ensure that The Commission hears what residents and organisations think about what the new warding arrangements should be.

The purpose of this work is to make sure that local councillors represent roughly the same number of electors, and that ward arrangements help the council work effectively, while maintaining community ties and identities. There will be 16 wards under the new arrangements, an increase from the current 15 wards.

The Commission is interested in views such as:

The Commission will use feedback from the consultation to help draw up proposals for new ward boundaries at which point there will be a further round of consultation.

The Commission has a dedicated section on its website where people can give their views: https://www.lgbce.org.uk/all-reviews/south-east/hampshire/fareham.

People can also give their views by e-mail at reviews@lgbce.org.uk, and by post:

Review Officer (Fareham), LGBCE, PO Box 133, Blyth, NE24 9FE


ENDS


Notes to Editor:

This consultation relates to the arrangements for local government elections. It is separate from consultations that are currently taking place across England on arrangements for parliamentary elections.

For further information contact the Commission’s press office on 0330 500 1525/1250 or email press@lgbce.org.uk.

An interactive map is available at https://consultation.lgbce.org.uk/node/32652.

The Local Government Boundary Commission for England is an independent body accountable to Parliament. It recommends fair electoral and boundary arrangements for local authorities in England. In doing so, it aims to:

For further information contact:

Customer Enquiries

Tel: 01329 236100
Email: customerservicecentre@fareham.gov.uk

Media Enquiries

The Communications Team
Tel: 01329 824310
Email: publicity@fareham.gov.uk
Fax: 01329 550576

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