Changes proposed to Wellingborough ward boundaries

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Time is running out for Wellingborough residents to give their views on proposed new ward boundaries.

The independent Local Government Boundary Commission for England has drawn up its proposals for new council ward boundaries across Wellingborough and wants the public to give their views.

The public consultation closes on Monday, November 11.

The commission’s draft recommendations propose that Wellingborough Council should have 36 councillors in the future, the same as the current arrangements.

The proposals mean those councillors would represent three single-member, six two-member and seven three-member wards across the borough.

Commission chairman Max Caller said: “We are keen to hear local views about our boundary proposals before we finalise them in February 2014.

“We want to make sure ward boundaries across Wellingborough reflect the identities and interests of local communities as well as delivering electoral fairness for voters.

“This is your last chance to have your say before we finalise the recommendations.”

Residents can have their say directly by visiting consultation.lgbce.org.uk.

The full recommendations and detailed maps are also available on the commission’s main website at www.lgbce.org.uk/all-reviews/east-midlands/northamptonshire/wellingborough-fer.

If you would like to make a submission to the commission, write or email by Monday, November 11, to:

The Review Officer (Wellingborough)

Local Government Boundary Commission for England

Layden House

76-86 Turnmill Street

London EC1M 5LG

Or email reviews@lgbce.org.uk