Kingston's Electoral Boundary Review
The Local Government Boundary Commission for England is the independent body currently reviewing ward boundaries in Kingston upon Thames.
Local Government electoral reviews are conducted to look at whether the boundaries of wards or divisions within a local authority need to be altered in order to secure effective local government and electoral equality. Electoral equality is achieved when councillors represent roughly the same number of electors.
The review will recommend:
- the total number of councillors that should be elected to the authority in the future (‘council size’).
- the boundaries, names and number of councillors to represent each ward.
The review process takes around a year and includes at least two phases of public consultation where proposals/comments on ward boundaries will be invited.
The first phase (preliminary period) allows the council to put forward its case for the total number of councillors that should be elected to the council in the future: the ‘council size’.
More information on the review process, criteria and rules can be viewed online via the Local Government Boundary Review.
You can view the most up to date information on proposed ward boundary recommandations here the Local Government Boundary review website
Consultation on warding arrangements: By 30 September 2021
Consultation on draft recommendations: 15 October 2021 - 19 November 2021
Publication of final recommendations: 4 January 2022
Elected upon - May 2022
For more information take a look at the Kingston page on the Boundary Commission’s website.