Polling District Review 2013

Notice of Conclusion of Review of Polling Districts and Polling Places

Representation of the People Act 1983; Section 16 of the Electoral Administration Act 2006; and Section 17 of the Electoral Registration and Administration Act 2013

The statutory review of polling districts and places is now concluded. The relevant report of the Electoral Committee held on 5th February 2014 is available and this provides full details of all polling district boundary and polling place changes agreed at this meeting and is in force from 17th February 2014 when the new electoral register is published.

Other relevant documents including submissions received are available for inspection during normal office hours at:

Electoral Services, Municipal Buildings, Dale Street, Liverpool, L2 2DH by appointment.

The next compulsory full review of polling districts and places must be started and completed within 16 months from 1st October 2018.  However, Liverpool City Council continuously reviews the voting arrangements and comments or suggestions can be made at any time to the above address.

The reasons for the adoption of the changes are as set out in Appendix A of the Agenda of the Electoral Committee held on 5th February 2014 (see above link).

Following the conclusion of the local authority’s review, individuals have a right to make representations to the Electoral Commission. Representations to the Commission should be made within six weeks from the date of this notice.

The Commission will only consider representations that the review process has not been conducted correctly, has failed to meet the reasonable requirements of the electors in the constituency or has failed to take sufficient account of accessibility to disabled persons of the polling stations within a polling place.

Any representations must be in writing, either by post, e-mail or fax:

Legal Counsel
The Electoral Commission
Trevelyan House
Great Peter Street
London
SW1P 2HW

Tel: 020 7271 0500
Fax: 020 7271 0505
Email: appeals@electoralcommission.org.uk

Dated this Thirteenth day of February 2014.

If you require an further information regarding this review telephone 0151 225 3519.

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