Review of Parliamentary Constituencies

Important news


The aim of this review is to reduce the number of Parliamentary constituency boundaries in the UK from 650 to 600. It is also to make Parliamentary constituency fairer and more equal.

Consultation for the 2018 Parliamentary Boundary Review started on 13th September 2016. It ran for 12 weeks until Monday 5th December 2016, with consultation meetings being held 13th - 25th October. For summary of the review and to see the initial proposals for the Yorkshire and Humber, read:


The Boundary Commission for England (BCE) has publish all representations (almost 20,000) on their website, visit: Boundary Commission for England .

The BCE must report to Parliament in 2018. If agreed by Parliament, the new constituencies will be in use at the next scheduled Parliamentary (General) Election in 2020.

The summary and report for Yorkshire and Humber, with maps for the Halifax Constituency are available at: Central Library .

For the Calder Valley Constituency, documents can be viewed at: Town Hall, St George's Street, Hebden Bridge, HX7 7BY.

Review of Parliamentary Constituencies in England

Initial Proposals - Consultation Responses

The BCE published all representations received from initial consultation on Tuesday 28th February 2017, visit: Boundary Commission for England . A further consultation for comment of four weeks took place and ended on Monday 27th March 2017.

The BCE will consider all representations received from both consultations and whether any revisions need to be made.

Revised proposals consultation

Last chance to have your say on Parliamentary constituency boundaries

To see the BCE’s revised proposals and what others have said about your constituency, visit: 2018 Boundary review . You will find an interactive map that is quick and easy to use to respond to the consultation in minutes.

These proposals result from feedback through public consultations held in September 2016 and March 2017, carried out by BCE. This independent body is reviewing proposals to reduce the number of constituencies in England to make them more equal.

To make a representation on the revised proposals, visit: 2018 Boundary review , or write to: