Merton Council


Review of polling districts and polling places 2019

Description: 
Review of polling districts and polling places 2019
 
In accordance with the provisions of the Electoral Registration and Administration Act 2013, the London Borough of Merton gives notice that it is conducting a review of polling districts and polling places within the Mitcham & Morden parliamentary constituency and the Wimbledon parliamentary constituency. The review will formally commence from 12 July 2019 and must be completed by 31 January 2020.
 
Representations on any aspect of the review can be received from:
  • The (Acting) Returning Officer for the parliamentary constituencies of Mitcham & Morden and Wimbledon
  • Any elector within the parliamentary constituencies of Mitcham & Morden and Wimbledon
  • Any persons/body with expertise in access for persons with any type of disability
  • Any local constituency political party
Persons or bodies making representations should, if possible, offer suggestions as to alternative places that may be used as polling places. The (Acting) Returning Officer will comment on existing and proposed polling arrangements and their representations will be made available within 30 calendar days of receipt.
 
Representations on the Council’s existing arrangements should be made by Monday 9 September 2019. Final proposals will be considered by a full Council meeting on 20 November 2019.
 
Representations can be made in by email to electoral.services@merton.gov.uk or via the online survey below. For more information please see www.merton.gov.uk/voting 
Summary of results: 

Thank you to everyone who took part in the consultation. Following a review of the responses we recevied the Returning Officer has produced a draft set of proposals for future polling stations and districts. These proposals are available below. If you have any comments on these proposals, in particular and views on the accessibility of the proposed new venues please let us know by email to Electoral.services@merton.gov.uk by 24 October. A final set of proposals will be submitted to Council for approval in November.

Consultation start date12 July 2019
Consultation end date09 September 2019

For more information about this engagement, please contact:

Organisation
Consultation run by: Corporate Services
Contact
Andrew Roberston
Contact Numbers
Phone: 020 8545 3407



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