Boundary Commission

September 13, 2011 by staff 

Boundary CommissionBoundary Commission, Changes in electoral districts could affect how votes in the Westminster district choose their MP.  Currently, the city is divided into two groups – North Westminster, where Labour MP Karen Buck is, and the cities of London and Westminster, which is represented by Conservative MP Mark Field.

It is likely that the change in plans announced by the Boundary Commission.

Proposals for the organization to see the city divided into three seats in Parliament.

Votes rooms Northwest Westminster (Abbey Road, Bayswater, Harrow Road, Hyde Park, Lancaster Gate, Little Venice, Maida Vale, Queen’s Park and Westbourne) will be part of the new district of Paddington, with four rooms in North Kensington.

Four rooms in the northeast of Westminster (Bryanston and Dorset Square, Church Street, Marylebone High Street, Regent Park) will join a new constituency of Camden and Regent Park, formed mainly from the neighboring districts of Camden.

In the south of the city, seven rooms (Churchill, Knightsbridge and Belgravia, St James, Tachbrook, Vincent Square, Warwick and West End) will be part of the constituency of Westminster and Kensington, with eight districts of Kensington and Chelsea.

The Boundary Commission conducts a review of all constituencies in England every five years, to make recommendations to Parliament for new constituency boundaries.

A 12-week public consultation will run until December 5, after which the Boundary Commission will compile all the responses received.

When changes are made to the initial proposals, revised proposals will be published and there will be eight weeks of consultation period is likely to take place in late 2012.

Final recommendations should make the October 1, 2013, before a decision is taken.

Through Engalnd, the number of divisions is set to reduce 533 to 502 and in London, there will be 68 electoral districts, a reduction of five from the current situation.

The proposed permit four of the 73 existing constituencies unchanged.

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