The Borough Council is required by Section 17 of the Electoral Registration and Administration Act 2013, and also under Section 18 of the Representation of the People Act 1983 to carry out reviews of Polling Districts and Polling Places for the Parliamentary Constituency.
The review will not consider the boundary of the Parliamentary Constituency, and the arrangements put in place following the review will be used for all Local Government elections.
There will then be a second period of consultation on these draft proposals (1 July through to 30 August 2019), before submission to the Council's Policy and Organisation Board and then Full Council for approval.
published on Monday, 4 February 2019
Report to the Council's Policy and Organisation Board on 21 November 2018 - Proposals for the Review of Polling Districts and Polling Places.
Following the above consultation, the Council's Electoral Task and Finish Group prepared draft proposals for consultation. To access the draft proposals, please follow the link below. Representations and comments should be sent to the Head of Electoral Services by Friday, 30 August 2019.
The Council's Policy and Organisation Board will consider the recommendations from the Electoral Task and Finish Group as will as any responses to the draft proposals. The Board will meet on Wednesday, 20 November 2019, and following the meeting, Gosport's Full Council will consider the recommendations on Wednesday, 11 December 2019.