Folkestone and Hythe

A review of the number of councillors, wards and ward names for Folkestone and Hythe District Council

Latest Information

Effective date

New arrangements apply to elections after this date.

Dates: 14 Jul 2014

Previous stages

Our recommendations for new electoral and boundary arrangements.

Dates: 14 Jan 2014

We review the electoral and boundary arrangements of councils to make sure they are fair. Our reviews include at least two rounds of public consultation before we make recommendations for change. 

Note: This area was previously known as Shepway District Council but was renamed in 2018 to Folkestone and Hythe.

Latest Information

Effective date

The Shepway (Electoral Changes) Order 2014 was made on 14 July 2014.

The new arrangements came into effect at the May 2015 elections.

Previous stages

Final report

Our recommendations for new electoral and boundary arrangements were published on 14 January 2014

Previous Reviews

Most recent and previous reviews are held on the UK Government Web Archive.

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