On 13 July 2017 the Allerdale (Electoral Changes) Order 2017 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 Allerdale and published on 13 June 2017.
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 Allerdale in 2019.The draft order can be viewed here.
On 13 June 2017 we published final recommendations for future electoral arrangements in Allerdale Borough Council. The report is available in the link below.
To interact with the final recommendations mapping click on the image above to visit our consultation area. You can view both the existing and proposed boundaries and search by area or postcode. The mapping files of our final recommendations can be downloaded here.
We have now completed our electoral review of Allerdale Borough Council. The changes we have proposed must be approved by parliament. A draft Order - the legal document which brings into force our recommendations will be laid before parliament. The draft Order will provide for new electoral arrangements for Allerdale Borough Council to be implemented at the local elections in 2019.
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.
The consultation on draft recommendations closed on 3 April 2017.
Listed below are the submissions we received for this stage of the consultation:
Parish and Town Councils:
The consultation on warding arrangements closed on the 5 December 2016.
Please find listed below the submissions we received for this stage of the review:
Parish and Town Councils:
On 27th September 2016, we started the first period of consultation for a pattern of wards for Allerdale Borough Council. Between 27 September 2016 to 5 December 2016, we are invited comments on the ward boundaries for the authority.
The Commission also announced that it was minded to recommend that Allerdale Borough Council should have 48 councillors in the future.
The Commission needed information from people and groups across Allerdale to help it to produce a new pattern of wards to accommodate 48 councillors.
For more information read our news release and the letter to the Chief Executive of Allerdale Borough Council (PDF).
You may find the electoral figures (XLS) useful when thinking about warding arragements.
To view the existing warding arrangements visit our consultation area. You can search by area or postcode.Guidance is available on our Guidance Page. You may also wish to read our document Electoral Reviews: Technical Guidance, which contains detailed guidance on the review process and information on the legislation reviews are carried out under.
As part of the preliminary process we consulted with Allerdale Borough Council on the most appropriate council size (the number of councillors in Allerdale Borough Council). We received the following three submissions on borough size: