Important IoW Council message – Polling Districts

Review of Polling Districts and Places 2020

The Isle of Wight Council is conducting a review of the Polling Districts and Polling Places within the Constituency of the Isle of Wight. This is to accommodate the forthcoming changes to the boundaries of Isle of Wight Council electoral divisions from May 2021.

Attached is a copy of the formal Notice of Review, which invites comments and suggestions on the new proposed structure of Polling Districts and Polling Places. A copy of the new proposed structure is also attached.

Any comments or representations should be addressed to:

  1. The Electoral Services Manager, Isle of Wight Council, County Hall, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 1UD.
  2. Representations may be delivered by e-mail to electoral.services@iow.gov.uk.

All comments or representations should be received by 18th September 2020.

The Isle of Wight Council welcomes representations from all residents and any person or body with expertise in access for persons with any type of disability on any proposals the authority may make, on the Acting Returning Officer’s representation or on any other related matter.

Please note that all representations and correspondence will be published as part of the consultation process and will be available on www.iow.gov.uk/Council/Elections

Personal information will be redacted prior to publication.

This review can only consider Polling Districts and Places; the names and boundaries of electoral areas, such as parish council boundaries & wards, and Isle of Wight Council electoral divisions are not included in the scope of the review.

The new boundaries for Isle of Wight Council electoral divisions, which take effect in May 2021, can be viewed at: https://consultation.lgbce.org.uk/node/12655

If you have any questions on any aspect of this review then please do not hesitate to contact me.

Yours faithfully

Clive Joynes

Electoral Services and Local Land Charges Manager

Isle Of Wight Council | County Hall | High Street | Newport | Isle Of Wight PO30 1UD

Tel: (01983) 823380 | Email: clive.joynes@iow.gov.uk |

Web: www.iwight.com