Towcester Town Council

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Towcester Town Hall

Town Clerk: Miss Elizabeth Cox
The Town Hall, 86 Watling
Street, Towcester
Northamptonshire NN12 6BS

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Review of South Northants Polling Districts & Polling Places

Review of South Northants Polling Districts & Polling Places

South Northamptonshire Council
Representation of the People Act 1983 – Section 18C
Review of Parliamentary Polling Districts and Polling Places
Notice is hereby given the South Northamptonshire Council is to review the Polling Districts and Places within the District of South Northamptonshire, to include the location of polling stations.
The review will seek to establish how suitably placed the polling stations are within each electoral area making specific reference to both disability and accessibility issues. We welcome representations or comments on the authority's proposals from any person or body with expertise in access for persons with any type of disability.
Electors within the authority or within a UK Parliamentary constituency which has any part in the authority may make a representation. All (Acting) Returning Officers whose Parliamentary constituencies are wholly or partly within the South Northamptonshire district area are invited to submit observations on any representations made and also to make comments relating to existing polling places. Persons or bodies making representations should, if possible, give alternative places that may be used as polling places.
The Acting Returning Officer will then comment on the suitability of polling stations within each polling district and electors will be able to make comments on the proposals.
Information about the review and the Acting Returning Officer's representations will be available for viewing on the council's website and at the council offices, The Forum, Moat Lane, Towcester, Northamptonshire, NN12 6AD.
Submissions can be made:
Via the online survey:
In writing: Polling Place Review, Democratic & Elections Team, South Northamptonshire Council, The Forum, Moat Lane, Towcester, Northamptonshire, NN12 6AD
The final date for the submission of representations is: 1 November 2019

Timetable for review:
31 July 2019 - Publication of Notice of Review
31 July 2019 to 5pm 6 September 2019 - Consultation and Analysis period
9 September 2019 to 29 September 2019 - Review of results of the consultation and Acting Returning Officers' proposals
30 September 2019 – 5pm 1 November 2019 - Consultation of Returning Officers' proposals

18 December 2019 - Council's final decision
February 2020 - Publication of amended register

Richard Ellis
Acting Returning Officer

Posted: Wed, 07 Aug 2019 14:31 by Liz

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