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2023 Review launched

Following publication of the UK’s electorate figures earlier today by the Office for National Statistics, the BCE  has now formally begun a new review of all parliamentary constituencies in England.  The relevant total UK electorate has been announced by the Office for National Statistics as 47,558,398. Application of the statutory …

Parliamentary Constituencies Act 2020 passed

Royal Assent has now been given to what is now the Parliamentary Constituencies Act 2020. This new legislation makes amendments to the process for the next and subsequent Parliamentary constituency boundary reviews. The key changes are: – restoring the total number of constituencies the review must be based on to 650 (reviews since 2011 …

New Deputy Chair and Secretary appointed

We are pleased to announce the appointment of both a Deputy Chair and Secretary to the Commission, in preparation for the commencement of the next general Review of constituencies in England. Mr Justice Peter Lane has been appointed as Deputy Chair by the Lord Chancellor, for a three year term …

Secretary to the Commission sought

With the Parliamentary Constituencies Bill passing Second Reading in the House of Commons yesterday, our sponsor department has opened applications for the recruitment of the senior official to lead the Secretariat of the Commission in delivery of the next constituencies review in England. This is a Senior Civil Service role. …