A review of the number of councillors, wards and ward names for Oldham Council

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Effective date

New arrangements apply to elections after this date.

Dates: 12 Jul 2022 - 12 Jul 2022

Previous stages

Our recommendations for new electoral and boundary arrangements.

Dates: 30 Nov 2021 - 30 Nov 2021

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. 

We have carried out an electoral review of Oldham because it has been a long time since the last review.

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Effective date

The Oldham (Electoral Changes) Order 2022 was made on 12 July 2022. 

Officers within the council will now make sure the new arrangements are in place for elections held in May 2023.

Previous stages

Final report

Our recommendations for new electoral and boundary arrangements were published on 30 November 2021.

Previous Reviews

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

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