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Electoral Boundary Review

Consultation by the LGBCE

The independent Local Government Boundary Commission for England (LGBCE) is carrying out an Electoral Review of the Dover District. On 30 January 2018, the LGBCE started the first period of consultation for a pattern of wards for Dover District Council.
The Commission has announced that it is minded to recommend that Dover district should have 32 councillors from May 2019, thirteen fewer than the current arrangements.

The consultation has now closed

The LGBCE will launch a consultation on its draft recommendations on Tuesday 5 June 2018. 

Timetable for Electoral Review
 StageDate From  Date To
Consultation on warding arrangements  30 January 2018   9 April 2018
Consultation on draft recommendations  5 June 2018  13 August 2018
Final recommendations published 2 October 2018  


Further information on the review and interactive maps of the existing wards can be found on LGBCE's website.

For more information about the electoral review process, please contact Democratic Services at


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