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

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Dates: 17 Mar 2022

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. 


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The creation of Somerset Council Unitary Authority

In March 2022, Parliament authorised the creation of a new unitary authority called Somerset Council. The council replaced the authorities of Somerset County Council, Mendip District Council, Sedgemoor District Council, Somerset West and Taunton Council and South Somerset Council. 

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

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