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Blackburn with Darwen

Review Body

The Commission's electoral review of Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council was completed in December 2017. The aim of the review was to deliver electoral equality for voters in local elections, and recommend ward boundaries that ensure all councillors represents approximately the same number of electors.


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



Review Dates


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Consultation on warding arrangements

22 November 2016

30 January 2017

Consultation on draft recommendations

11 April 2017

19 June 2017

Final recommendations published

29 August 2017