Under the Electoral Administration Acts 2006 and 2013 a review of Parliamentary polling districts and places will be taking place over the next few months. Representations by electors, political parties and those who have expertise in disability access are invited to respond to the proposals, in writing, addressed to the Returning Officer, South Hams District Council, Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes TQ9 5NE by 20 September 2019.

Here is the Public Notice of the Review. Icon for pdf Notice of Polling District Polling Places Review [40.82KB]

Here is more detailed information to assist any interested persons who may wish to make representations Icon for pdf Detailed Information on the Polling District Polling Places Review [322.7KB]. Current Polling District Places Schedule Appendix A is here  Icon for pdf Appendix A - Current Polling District Polling Places [67.83KB] and the current polling stations and electorates are here Icon for pdf Appendix B - Current Polling Stations and Electorates [196.58KB]

The Returning Officer's proposals in connection with the Review of Polling Districts and Polling Places have now been published Icon for pdf The Returning Officer's Proposals for the Review of Polling Districts/Polling Places [291.43KB]. Representations by electors, councillors, political parties and those who have expertise in disability access are invited to respond to the proposals, in writing, by email to elections@southhams.gov.uk or addressed to the Returning Officer, South Hams District Council,  Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes TQ9 5NE by 20 September 2019.

The timetable for the review is shown below.

Polling stations are chosen by the (Acting) Returning Officer and although they do not form part of this review, any comments on the designated polling stations for each area will be taken into account.  We would like to hear from those people who are happy with their polling station as well as those who are not in order to have a balanced view to consider.

 

Comments should be made in writing, or by email, to the following by 20 September 2019.

The Electoral Services Office,

South Hams District Council,

Follaton House,

Plymouth Road,

Totnes TQ9 5NE

E-mail: elections@southhams.gov.uk

 

 

Timetable for the Review

Commencement of Consultation

 Monday, 12 August 2019

Closing date for representations

 Friday, 20 September 2019

Consideration of all representations

 23 - 27 September 2019

Publication of draft Polling Districts Places Order

 Monday, 30 September 2019

Publication of draft schedule of polling stations

 Monday, 30 September 2019

Additional period for comment

 01 - 18 October 2019

 

All proposals and comments will be published at the conclusion of the review.

 

The Council will decide on the final polling arrangements at its meeting in November 2019.