New arrangements apply to elections after this date.
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.
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.
Most recent and previous reviews are held on the UK Government Web Archive.