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Electoral Review of Cheshire West and Chester

Final recommendations

The Local Government Boundary Review for England is responsible for conducting reviews of local authority electoral arrangements and its ward boundaries.

The Local Government Boundary Review formally advised that an electoral review of Cheshire West and Chester would commence. Following various stages on consultation, the commission has now completed its review.

The Commission’s final recommendations propose that Cheshire West and Chester should be represented by 70 councillors in the future: five fewer than the current arrangement. 

The recommendations also propose that those councillors in Cheshire West and Chester should represent 

  • ​six three-councillor wards, 
  • thirteen two-councillor wards 
  • 26 one-councillor wards 

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Final recommendations

The final proposal and detailed interactive maps are available on the Commission's website:

The changes proposed for Cheshire West and Chester Council will be implemented by order subject to Parliamentary scrutiny. A draft Order – the legal document which brings into force the recommendations – will be laid in Parliament. 

The draft Order will provide for new electoral arrangements for Cheshire West and Chester to be implemented at the local elections in 2019.

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