Consultation opens on changes to Parliamentary constituency boundaries

Following a decision by Parliament to reduce the number of constituencies in the UK, London will see a reduction from 73 to 68.  This will mean that Ealing will see some changes before the next scheduled general election in 2020.

It is proposed that:

  • Ealing and Acton Central constituency will become Ealing Central and Shepherds Bush constituency, with wards added from Hammersmith and Fulham borough
  • Northolt West End and Northolt Mandeville will be moving to the Hillingdon and Uxbridge constituency
  • Southfield and Northfield wards will move to Brentford and Chiswick constituency
  • Elthorne, Norwood Green, Southall Broadway, Southall Green and Walpole wards will move into another newly created constituency of Southall and Heston.

An initial consultation on these changes was held in the autumn of 2016 and the responses received have been published as part of this second consultation.

The second consultation opened on Tuesday 28 February and closes on Monday 27 March.  The BCE are looking for your views on the suggestions made during the first consultation.  You can support the proposals or counter-proposals, highlight issues with alternative ideas, comment on suggested names for the new constituencies and say where you think the BCEs original proposals are still the best solution.

 To view and comment on the consultation go to the BCE website, http://www.bce2018.org.uk/

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