Review Body

The Commission's electoral review of Harrogate was completed in March 2017. The aim of the review was to deliver electoral equality for voters in local elections and recommend ward boundaries that means each councillor represented approximately the same number of electors.


Our review aimed to ensure that each Harrogate councillor represented roughly the same number of voters and that ward boundaries reflected the interests and identities of local communities.

Review Dates
  Date from: Date to:
Consultation on warding arrangements 26 January 2016 4 April 2016
Consultation on draft recommendations 28 June 2016 22 August 2016
Final recommendations 6 December 2016