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Castle Morpeth

The Boundary Committee for England began a further electoral review (FER) of Castle Morpeth on 21 June 2005. For more information see the press release.

On 14 December 2006 the Electoral Commission decided to accept the recommendations of the Boundary Committee for England without modifications.

On 25 January 2007 the Commission made the Borough of Castle Morpeth (Electoral Changes) Order 2007 to implement their decision. Web and print versions of the Order are available at the Office of Public Sector Information's website. The Order describes the new district wards in its Schedule and refers to a map, comprising Sheet 1, Sheet 2, Sheet 3, Sheet 4 and Sheet 5 of the new parish wards. Mapping of the new district wards will be available on Ordnance Survey's election maps website just before the elections in May 2007 that will bring the new wards into force.

For more information on how the Commission implement their decisions on electoral reviews conducted by the Committee please see the Implementation Team section of the Commission's website.

Final report (PDF) and executive summary (PDF) published 15 August 2006.

Sheet 1, Map 1 illustrates in outline form the proposed wards for Castle Morpeth, including constituent parishes.

Sheet 2, Map 2 illustrates the parish of Tritlington and West Chevington.

Sheet 3, Map 3 illustrates the parish of Tritlington and West Chevington.

Sheet 4, Map 4 illustrates the parish of Morpeth.

Sheet 5, Map 5 illustrates the parish of Ponteland.

Sheet 6, Map 6 illustrates the parish of Ponteland.

Draft report (PDF) and executive summary (PDF) published 16 January 2006.

Sheet 1, Map 1 illustrates in outline form the proposed wards for Castle Morpeth borough, including constituent parishes.

Sheet 2, Map 2 illustrates the proposed boundaries in Morpeth and Hepscott parishes.

Sheet 3, Map 3 illustrates the proposed boundaries in Ponteland parish.

Sheet 4, Map 4 illustrates the proposed boundaries in Ponteland parish.

A review of Castle Morpeth was carried out by the Local Government Commission for England (LGCE).

Final report , published on 25 March 1997

Draft report , published in October 1996