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A new political map for Worcestershire County Council

Worcestershire is set to have new boundaries for its council divisions. 


Proposed divisions for Worcestershire County Council

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The Local Government Boundary Commission is the independent body that draws these boundaries. It has reviewed Worcestershire to make sure councillors will represent about the same number of electors, and that division arrangements will help the council work effectively. 

The Commission has published final recommendations for changes in Worcestershire. It says residents should be represented by 57 councillors. This is the same as the current arrangements. 

There will be 53 divisions in total, with 49 single-councillor divisions and 4 two-councillor divisions. 

Publishing the recommendations Professor Colin Mellors, Chair of the Commission, said:

“We are very grateful to people in Worcestershire. We looked at all the views they gave us. They helped us improve our earlier proposals. We believe the new arrangements will deliver electoral fairness while maintaining local ties.” 

292 people and organisations made comments to help decide the new divisions. Changes in response to what local people said include: 

  • Retaining Alvechurch and Wythall as single-member divisions in Bromsgrove district due to evidence received. 
  • Retaining the existing boundary between Clent Hills and Woodvale divisions based on convincing community evidence received in Bromsgrove district.  
  • An amendment of the boundary between Evesham North West and Harvington divisions, based on evidence received in Wychavon district.  


The Commission has made further changes to its earlier proposals. Details can be found on its website at:


The changes become law once Parliament has approved them. Staff at the council will ensure that the arrangements are in place for the 2025 elections. 




Notes to editors: 

This consultation relates to arrangements for local government elections. It is separate from the review of parliamentary constituencies that has recently concluded.


For further information contact the Commission’s press office on 0330 500 1525 / 1250 or email 


An interactive map is available at: 


The Local Government Boundary Commission for England is an independent body accountable to Parliament. It recommends fair electoral and boundary arrangements for local authorities in England. In doing so, it aims to:


  • Make sure that, within an authority, each councillor represents a similar number of electors

  • Create boundaries that are appropriate, and reflect community ties and identities

  • Deliver reviews informed by local needs, views and circumstances

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