The Gedling (Electoral Changes) Order 2014, to implement recommendations made by the Local Government Boundary Commission for England (LGBCE) for new boundaries in Gedling, was made on 8 January 2014 and was published 14 January 2014. New ward arrangements for Gedling have now successfully completed a 40 day period of Parliamentary scrutiny and will come into force at the local elections on 2015.
The order for Gedling can be viewed through the following link:
On 6 November 2013 the Gedling (Electoral Changes) Order 2014 was laid in draft in Parliament.
The draft order if made would give effect to the final recommendations that were consulted on during the Local Government Boundary Commission for England's review of electoral arrangements in Gedling and published on 25 March 2013.
The draft order will be laid in Parliament for a period of 40 sitting days. Parliament can either accept or reject our recommendations. If accepted, the new electoral arrangements will come into force at the next scheduled elections for Gedling in 2015.
To view the draft order please visit
The draft order refers to a map. The map comprises the following sheets:
An overview map of the final recommendations (PDF) is available. Please note this map is very large and may take some time to download.
To interact with the mapping click on the map below to visit our consultation area. Here you can view the existing boundaries, draft recommendations and final recommendations.
We would like to invite you to participate in our online survey. The survey seeks feedback on the review processes and procedures, in order to identify improvements that can be made. We would be grateful if you could spare some time to complete the opinion survey.
Consultation closed on 7 January 2013.
Below are the submissions we received:
Below are the consultation documents:
During the preliminary consultation the Commission received submissions from Gedling Council, political groups and local residents. These submissions are available below; under council size consultation. The Commission has considered these proposals and is minded to recommend a council size of 40 for Gedling. Proposals for warding arrangements should therefore be based on this council size.
Consultation closed on 28 August 2012.
Below are the submissions we received:
You may also wish to read our document Electoral Reviews: Technical Guidance (PDF), which contains detailed guidance on the review process and information on the legislation reviews are carried out under.
During the preliminary stage of the review, the Commission received a proposal from Gedling Borough Council. The submission is available below under preliminary council size consultation. The Commission considered this submission and sought views on its proposal for a council size of 40 members for Gedling Council.
Consultation closed on 8 May 2012.
Below are the submissions we received on council size:
We will be considering the number, names and boundaries of wards during two further periods of public consultation later in 2012.
As part of the preliminary process we consulted with Gedling Council on the most appropriate council size (the number of councillors on the Council). We received one submission on council size:
This review was carried out by the Local Government Commission for England (LGCE).
Final report (PDF), published on 16 May 2000.
Map 1 Existing wards in Gedling; (PDF)
Map 2 The Commission's final recommendations for Gedling; (PDF)
Map A1 Final recommendations for Gedling: Key Map; (PDF)
Map A2 Proposed warding of Bestwood St Albans Parish; (PDF)
Map A3 Proposed warding of Calverton Parish; (PDF)
Large Map (9.5 Mb) illustrating the proposed ward boundaries for Arnold and Carlton. This may take some time to download; (PDF)
Draft report , (PDF) published on 14 December 1999.