Wakefield

A review of the number of councillors, wards and ward names for Wakefield Council
Currently in review

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Consultation on proposals

We consult with local people and organisations to help us refine our proposals.

Dates: 7 May 2024 - 15 Jul 2024

Previous stages

We ask local people and organisations to tell us about their communities.

Dates: 21 Nov 2023 - 29 Jan 2024

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The views of local people and organisations help shape our proposals and recommendations.

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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 are carrying out an electoral review of Wakefield because it has been a long time since the last review.  

14 November 2023 We decide how many councillors there should be
21 November 2023 - 29 January 2024 We carry out an initial public consultation on communities
7 May 2024 - 15 July 2024 We carry out a public consultation on our proposals
1 October 2024 We publish our recommendations
Early 2025 We ask Parliament to approve our recommendations
May 2026 New arrangements apply to local elections

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Latest Information

Consultation on proposals

We have proposed a new pattern of wards. We want to hear the views of local people and organisations to help us produce our recommendations for change. 

Previous stages

Initial consultation

Local views given during our initial consultation

You can see comments received from local people and organisations about their communities.

We ask local people and organisations to tell us about their communities. 

Previous Reviews

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

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