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Review of Polling Districts, Polling Places and Polling Stations 2018/19

Craven District Council has a duty to review all polling districts and polling places every five years and the last review took place in 2014.

NOTICE OF REVIEW OF POLLING DISTRICTS AND

POLLING PLACES/STATIONS

 

Craven District Council has a duty to review all polling districts and polling places every five years and the last review took place in 2014.  Under the Electoral Registration and Administration Act 2013, the compulsory review periods are now:

 

  • The period of 16 months beginning with 1 October 2013, and
  • The period of 16 months beginning with 1 October of every fifth year after that.

 

The Council decides upon the polling districts and polling places, while the Returning Officer, who acts independently of the Council, is responsible for providing the polling stations.

 

The consultation period has now closed.

Following the consultation, the Electoral Services Manager / (Acting) Returning Officer will make proposals to the Council, having considered all the views and comments made.  The Audit & Governance Committee will consider the final recommendations at their next meeting on 29th January, after which the will go before full council in February. The agenda for the Audit and Governance Committee meeting which includes the report on the polling district review can be view here:

https://www.cravendc.gov.uk/the-council/committee-meetings-and-reports/audit-and-governance-committee/agenda-and-reports-2018-19/

 

Ben Nattrass

Electoral Services Manager