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Electoral Boundary Review

Boundary Review for Dover District Council

The independent Local Government Boundary Commission for England (LGBCE) has completed 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 and on 5 June 2018 it started the second period of consultation in respect of its draft recommendations for a new pattern of wards. On 2 October 2018 the LGBCE published its final recommendations. These have now been submitted to Parliament. 
The final recommendations of the LGBCE are as follows:
Final Recommendations of the LGBCE
Ward No. Ward Name  No. of Councillors
1 Alkham & Capel-le-Ferne 1
 2 Aylesham, Eythorne & Shepherdswell  3
 3 Buckland  2
 4 Dover Downs & River 2
 5 Eastry Rural   2
 6 Guston, Kingsdown & St Margaret's-at-Cliffe  2
 7  Little Stour and Ashstone  2
 8  Maxton and Elms Vale  1
 9  Middle Deal  2
 10  Mill Hill  2
 11  North Deal  2
 12  Sandwich  2
 13  St Radigunds  2
 14  Tower Hamlets  1
 15  Town and Castle  2
 16  Walmer  2
 17  Whitfield  2
  TOTAL COUNCILLORS 32
The consultation on recommendations has now finished.
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  
Subject to parliamentary approval - implementation of new arrangements at local elections  2 May 2019  

 

Further information on the review can be found on LGBCE's website.

For more information about the electoral review process, please contact Democratic Services at democraticservices@dover.gov.uk

 

 

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