Parliamentary Boundary Review 2018

Parliamentary Boundary Review 2018

The first stage of the consultation for the 2018 Parliamentary Boundary Review, reducing the number of constituencies in the UK from 650 to 600, commenced on 13 September and ran for 12 weeks until 5 December 2016. A summary of the review, along with the initial proposals for the North East, are below:

North East Initial Proposals Summary

North East Initial Proposals Report

The second stage of the consultation commenced on 28 February 2017, when the Boundary Commission published all of the representations received on their website. There will now be a further four weeks upon which to comment on the representations received, and this stage will conclude on 27 March 2017.

Representations about the proposals can be made in writing direct to the Boundary Commission for England, 35 Great Smith Street, London, SW1P 3BQ., or via their website 

The Boundary Commission for England must report to Parliament in 2018, and, if agreed by Parliament, the new constituencies will be in use at the next scheduled Parliamentary (General) Election in 2020.