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Durham County Council

Information regarding past electoral and structural reviews in regards to Durham County Council can be found below.

 

For information in regards to County Durham unitary authority, which replaced the county and district councils on 1 April 2009, can be found here.

A structural review was carried out by the Local Government Commission for England (LGCE), and was started on 16 June 2003 

Draft report (PDF) published on 1 December 2003

An electoral review of Durham County Council was carried out by the Local Government Commission for England (LGCE).

The Order implementing the final recommendations of this review has been made and can be viewed on HMSO's website.

The Order map comprises five sheets. Sheet 1, Sheet 2, Sheet 3, Sheet 4 and Sheet 5 can be viewed here.

For more information on how The Boundary Committee for England's final recommendations are made into Orders please see the Implementation Team section of The Electoral Commission website.

Final recommendations were published on 22 August 2000.

Map A1 Proposed electoral divisions in Stanley;

Map A2 Proposed electoral divisions in the northern and central parts of Consett

Map A3 Proposed boundary between Coxhoe and Durham South divisions;

Map A4 Proposed boundary between Belmont and Gilesgate divisions;

Map A5 Proposed boundary between Framwellgate Moor and Newton Hall divisions

Map A6 Proposed electoral divisions in the southern part of Seaham;

Map A7 Proposed electoral divisions in the northern part of Seaham;

Map A8 Proposed electoral divisions in Newton Aycliffe;

Map A9 Proposed boundary between Chilton and Spennymoor divisions;

Large map (0.8 Mb) illustrating, in outline form, the Commission's proposed divisions for County Durham, including constituent district wards and parishes;

Draft recommendations were published on 22 February 2000

A structural review was carried out by the Local Government Commission for England (LGCE), and was started on 13 December 1993.

Final report (PDF) published on 15 December 1994

Draft report (PDF) published 12 July 1994

A structural review of Cleveland County Council and County Durham was carried out by the Local Government Commission for England (LGCE), and was started on 14 September 1992.

Final report (PDF) published in November 1993

Draft report (PDF) published 10 May 1993