Boundary Review

logo_boundary_commission_for_england.jpg

 

The Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Act was introduced in the last Parliament, reducing the number of constituencies in the UK Parliament from 650 to 600. A Boundary Commission review supposed to commence in 2013 but was halted. This was re-launched on 24 February 2016 and the Commission issued draft proposals for Parliamentary constituency boundaries on 13 September 2016. The final report is planned to be available by September 2018 and, if this is agreed by Parliament, will take effect at the next scheduled General Election in 2020.

The current Corby constituency is already 1500 electors above the upper limit (80,049) for a constituency size. The Commission has recommended, in its draft proposals, the transfer of the two wards of Irthlingborough Waterloo, and Irthlingborough John Pyel to the Wellingborough constituency.

The Commission is currently running a public consultation concerning these proposals. 

 

Do you like this page?

The Labour Party will place cookies on your computer to help us make this website better.

Please read this to review the updates about which cookies we use and what information we collect on our site.

To find out more about these cookies, see our privacy notice. Use of this site confirms your acceptance of these cookies.