St Edmundsbury

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

Latest Information

Effective date

New arrangements apply to elections after this date.

Dates: 4 Dec 2001 - 4 Dec 2001

Previous stages

Our recommendations for new electoral and boundary arrangements.

Dates: 26 Jun 2001 - 26 Jun 2001

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.

In May 2018, Parliament authorised the creation of a new local authority called West Suffolk Council. The council will replace the existing authorities of Forest Heath District Council and St Edmundsbury Borough Council.



Latest Information

Effective date

The St Edmundsbury (Electoral Changes) Order 2001 was made on 4 December 2001. 

The new arrangements came into effect at the May 2003 elections.

Previous stages

Final report

Our recommendations for new electoral and boundary arrangements were published on 26 June 2001.

Previous Reviews

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

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