Review of polling districts

In accordance with the provisions of the Representation of the People Act 1983 and Section 16 of the Electoral Administration Act 2006 the Council must undertake a review of the polling districts and polling places within its area every four years. The first such review was completed during 2007; the second review was completed in 2011. Now, under the new Electoral Registration and Administration Act 2013, local authorities are required to undertake a compulsory review of its polling districts and polling places in its area. The first compulsory review period begins with the 1st October 2013 and every fifth year after that.

Maps and information relating to current electoral arrangements will be available for inspection with effect from Tuesday 1st October 2013 at -

Maps are available in the following locations:

Copies of information booklets are available at:

or can be viewed online

The Returning Officer must make recommendations to the council, taking account of any representations made, with regard to his proposals for suitable polling districts and polling stations within each of the Calderdale electoral wards.  The Returning Officer’s recommendations will be made available for inspection at the above mentioned offices from Friday 15th November 2013 until Friday 13th December 2013.

The Council will then consider the Returning Officer’s recommendations together with any other representations made and will publish its final proposals during January 2014.

Ian M Hughes
Head of Democratic and Partnership Services

Last Updated: 06/05/2016