The independent Local Government Boundary Commission England is asking for your help in drawing up a new pattern of electoral wards in St Helens Borough.
Since the last review in 2003 the population in some of the wards has grown more than others and there is more development taking place.
A consultation by the Boundary Commission launched in August and closes on 2 November 2020.
In drawing up the new wards, the Commission aims to ensure that each councillor represents roughly the same number of voters, improving electoral equality. The review will also try to create wards that as far as possible reflect the interests and identities of communities across St Helens Borough.
The Boundary Commission will be providing more information about the review and answering questions at an online briefing on 28 September at 5:30pm.
Anyone can join the briefing via Microsoft Teams.
Alternatively, you can dial into the consultation by calling 0800 031 5928 and entering the conference ID: 717933634#
The Commission has recommended that the total number of councillors remains at 48, but wants to hear views on:
• the number of wards
• the names of wards
• where the boundaries between wards should lie
• and the number of councillors for each ward.
More information is available on the Commission’s website https://www.lgbce.org.uk/all-reviews/north-west/merseyside/st-helens
Find interactive maps of the borough’s existing wards at https://consultation.lgbce.org.uk/.
You can make an online submission online at https://consultation.lgbce.org.uk/have-your-say/22471, send your views by email to email@example.com or by post to:
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