DDDC:Notice of Polling Districts and Polling Places Review

1. Notice is hereby given that Derbyshire Dales District Council (the Council) is conducting a review of polling districts, polling places and polling stations that fall within Council's area.


2. The (Acting) Returning Officer (ARO) for the Parliamentary Constituency of Derbyshire Dales, will make comment on the proposals and those representations will be published on the Council's website in accordance with the timetable set out below.


3. Electors within the Derbyshire Dales area may make a representation. We would like to invite initial comments from electors regarding the convenience of voting at polling stations currently used for elections and would welcome suggestions for alternative sites.


4. The Council would 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.


5. Persons or bodies making representations should, if possible, give alternative places that may be used as polling places.
6. Comments and representations may be submitted as follows:
Online: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/5XX2MF7
By email:premises@derbyshiredales.gov.uk

By post: Polling Review, Electoral Services, Derbyshire Dales District Council, Town Hall, Matlock DE4 3NN.


7. Documents relating to the review can be inspected on the Council's website at www.derbyshiredales.gov.uk/review or Derbyshire Dales District Council, Town Hall, Matlock DE4 3NN

Timetable

1 August 2019
Publication of notice and commencement of the review. Stage 1 public consultation period begins. Details of current arrangements and any proposed changes published.

2 September 2019
Stage 1 public consultation ends. Publication of (Acting) Returning Officer's comments and proposals.

26 September 2019
Report to Council on proposals, submissions and Returning Officer's comments.

27 September 2019
Public consultation on Returning Officer's comments on findings and proposals.

25 October 2019
Stage 2 public consultation ends.

21 November 2019
Final proposals considered by Council.

22 November 2019 Publication of agreed scheme and all submissions.

Posted: Wed, 07 Aug 2019 18:09 by John Rowe

Tags: DDDC, Elections