Local Elections 2019: Changes to councillor numbers and wards
Boundary changes for wards across 57 English councils will come into effect at Thursday’s (2 May 2019) local elections.
All the councils listed below have been the subject of an electoral review by the Local Government Boundary Commission for England since their last elections in 2015. Most of the authorities have also seen changes to the number of councillors elected to the council.
Details of the reviews and the changes to councillor numbers are available on dedicated web pages for each council on this website. The authorities, and changes to councillor numbers, are summarised below.
|Councillor numbers pre-2019||Councillor numbers 2019|
|Bath and North East Somerset||65||59|
|Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole||N/A – new authority||76|
|Cheshire West and Chester||75||70|
|Dorset||N/A – new authority||82|
|East Suffolk||N/A – new authority||55|
|Forest of Dean||48||38|
|King's Lynn and West Norfolk||62||55|
|North East Derbyshire||53||53|
|Redcar and Cleveland||59||59|
|Reigate and Banstead||51||45|
|Somerset West & Taunton||N/A – new authority||59|
|West Suffolk||N/A – new authority||64|
|Windsor and Maidenhead||57||41|