Agenda item

Polling Districts and Polling Places Review 2021-22

(All wards)

 

Report Authorised by: Andrew Travers, Chief Executive and (Acting) Returning Officer

 

Contact for enquiries: Chris John, Electoral Services Manager, 0207 926 2307, pollingstations@lambeth.gov.uk

 

Minutes:

The guillotine fell at 8.00pm. It was MOVED by the Chair, and, RESOLVED: unanimously, that in accordance with Standing Orders 9.5-9.7, the meeting continue for a further period of up to 30 minutes.

 

Chris John, Electoral Services Manager introduced the report and explained the detailed process that this exercise had undertaken and that the final scheme report explained each ward change in detail.

 

It was noted that there would be borough wide communication which would highlight that there may be a change to their ward and polling station, if so residents on the electoral register would be notified.

 

The committee welcomed the report and thanked Electoral Services on their hard work espeically in regard to addressing concerns from residents and ward councillors. The Chair of the committee had received feedback from a ward councillor and this would be circulated to the Electoral Services Manager to address.

 

APPROVED unanimously;

1.    To agree proposed polling district boundaries and polling places for each of the 25 new wards.

2.    To adopt the polling districts and polling places scheme, as set out in Appendix A, in full

 

 

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