Polling District / Polling Places Review
Notice is hereby given that in accordance with Section 18C of the Representation of the People Act 1983 Boston Borough Council (the Council) is to carry out a review of its polling districts and polling places.
Relevant information regarding polling districts and polling station reviews can be found on the Council's website.
The (Acting) Returning Officer (ARO) for the Parliamentary constituencies of Boston and Skegness will comment on the proposals. Those representations will be published on the Council's website and will be available for inspection at Council Offices, Municipal Buildings, West Street, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE21 8QR in accordance with the timetable set out below.
Electors within the Council area or within a UK Parliamentary constituency which has any part in the authority may make a representation. We invite comments from all electors regarding the convenience of voting at polling stations currently used for elections and would welcome suggestions for alternative sites.
The Council would also welcome the views of all residents, particularly disabled residents, or any person or body with expertise in access for persons with any type of disability, on the proposals, ARO's representations or any other related matters.
Anybody making representations should, if possible, give alternative places that may be used as polling places.
Comments and representations should be made in writing to Electoral Services, Boston Borough Council, Municipal Buildings, West Street, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE21 8QR or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org Details of representations received will be made available for inspection, as all correspondence and representations received must, by law, be published.
The deadline for making representations must be made by no later than 5pm 29 th November 2023.
|03/10/2023||Formal notice of review|
|16/10/2023||Publication of (Acting) Returning Officer's comments|
|17/10/2023||Commencement of public consultation period|
|29/11/2023||End of public consultation period|
|15/01/2024||Final proposals considered by Full Council|
|01/02/2024||Publish revised register of electors|
The outcome of the review will be published by the Council in January 2024 and will be available for inspection on the Council's website and at the Council Offices, Municipal Buildings, West Street, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE21 8QR
Deputy Chief Executive and (Acting) Returning Officer
3 October 2023