Polling District and Polling Places Review 2023
Welcome to the Review of Polling Districts and Polling Places for the Borough of Stevenage. Here you will find the current proposals for Polling Districts and Polling Places in the Borough. The Notice of the Review is available to download below.
The council has a duty under the Representation of the People Act to conduct a review of all the Polling Districts and Polling Places in its area. The review ensures that polling stations are within a polling district to serve the voters who are allocated to it.
The last review of Polling District and Polling Places took place in 2019 (Agenda for Council on Wednesday, 16 October 2019) and under electoral legislation the council must complete a review of all Polling District and Polling Places by 31 January 2025.
In addition, an Electoral Review of Stevenage Borough Council was recently undertaken by the Local Government Boundary Commission for England (LGBCE) which made changes to all the Wards within the Borough.
The consultation for the review will start on Monday 2 October 2023 and end on Monday 13 November 2023. All representations will be considered. and a full report will be submitted to Council for approval on Wednesday 20 December 2023.
Details of the initial proposals are set out in the on the right of this page. By selecting a Ward you will be presented with maps and details of the respective Ward.
A full list of the proposed streets within the separate polling districts is available on request.
Comments and representations may be submitted by post to:
Stevenage Borough Council
Or by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Acting Returning Officer has made representations on the draft proposals, and they are available to view below.
Definition of Terms
The area designated by the Boundary Commission which is represented by a Member of Parliament (MP) in the House of Commons. This cannot be changed by the review.
The Borough is divided into electoral areas known as Wards which are represented by Borough Councillors. Ward boundaries cannot be changed by this review.
Polling districts are geographical electoral areas into which wards and constituencies may be sub-divided.
Polling places are the buildings or areas designated by the council where electors in a polling district go to vote in person.
Polling stations are the number of issuing desks in the building or area that is the designated polling place.