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New Commissioners sought

7 January, 2019

Our two existing regular Commissioners, David Elvin QC and Neil Pringle, will both be coming to the end of their terms of office during 2019, so our sponsor Department is seeking to appoint two new Members. The vacancy notice and further information about the posts and application process has been …

Boundary Commission for England publishes final recommendations for new constituency boundaries

10 September, 2018

The Boundary Commission for England has today published its final recommendations for new constituency boundaries. This follows submission of its final report to Government last week, and that report now being presented to Parliament. The Commission has now fulfilled its statutory responsibility, and submission of the report and its publication …

Boundary Commission for England submits final report on new constituency boundaries to Government

5 September, 2018

The Boundary Commission for England has today submitted its report containing final recommendations for new constituency boundaries to the Government. In doing so, the Commission has fulfilled its statutory responsibility, and submission of the report ends the Commission’s involvement in the 2018 Boundary Review. It is now up to the …

One week to go….

29 August, 2018

We are delighted to confirm today that we will be submitting our final report, containing recommendations for new constituency boundaries, to the Government on Wednesday 5 September 2018. This will complete our statutory responsibilities in relation to the 2018 Review of Parliamentary constituencies. Our Deputy Chair blogged recently about what happens …

National Democracy Week 2018

2 July, 2018

Fair and impartial boundaries are the basis for a strong democracy – have a look at our Secretary’s blog about how we’re contributing to National Democracy Week 2018.

Towards final recommendations (and beyond)

14 June, 2018

The Deputy Chair of the Commission, Mr Justice Nicol, has blogged here about the closing stages in the 2018 Review of constituencies in England, detailing our plans for submitting our final report and recommendations to government, and outlining what the legislation expects to happen then.

The consultation is over – what happens now?

15 December, 2017

The Secretary to the Commission has blogged here on the next steps for the 2018 Boundary Review – and the impact the thousands of responses we’ve received so far from the public has had on the proposed map of constituencies.

2018 Boundary Review Revised Proposals published

17 October, 2017

The Boundary Commission for England (BCE) today publishes proposals for new Parliamentary constituency boundaries as it opens its third and final consultation (17 October 2017). Following a decision by Parliament to reduce the number of constituencies in the UK to 600 from 650, and to ensure that the number of …

Coming soon: Revised proposals

13 September, 2017

The Commission has announced today that we intend to publish our Revised proposals for new constituency boundaries on Tuesday 17 October 2017. Publication will mark the start of an eight-week consultation, during which we’ll be asking people to give us their views on our proposals. All our revised proposals, and …

Statement on the General Election – updated 9 June 2017

9 June, 2017

In accordance with our duty under the Parliamentary Constituencies Act 1986 we are continuing with work on the 2018 Boundary Review. We have recently completed the second consultation of the 2018 Review and are currently analysing the 25,000 public comments that we have received on them. If we decide to revise …

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