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Newcastle upon Tyne

Review Body

The Commission's electoral review of Newcastle City Council concluded in November 2017. The aim of the review was to deliver electoral equality for voters in local elections, and recommend ward boundaries that ensure all councillors represent approximately the same number of electors.


Our review aimed to deliver effective and convenient local government, and ensure that ward boundaries reflected the interests and identities of local communities.


Review Dates
  Date from: Date to:
Consultation on warding arrangements 26 January 2016 4 April 2016
Consultation on draft recommendations 28 June 2016 22 August 2016
Final recommendations 8 November 2016