Basildon Council is undertaking a review of all polling districts and polling places used in connection with elections held within the Borough. The previous statutory review was undertaken in 2007.
The purpose of the review is to seek to ensure that:
Representations in connection with the review should be made in writing by no later than the Friday 28 October 2011 to the Electoral Services Office or by email to email@example.com. Any representations made and the details of these representations will be made available for public inspection. Further details are set out in the statutory notice:
The review will be completed in time to enable the Electoral Registration Officer to make any alterations necessary to the Register of Electors by the end of 2011.
Consultations with Returning Officers
As part of the review, the Returning Officer for each parliamentary constituency, either wholly or partly within the local authority area, must be consulted.
The Returning Officer must comment on all existing polling stations used at elections and any new polling stations which would probably be chosen if new proposals were accepted by the authority. The Returning Officer's report must focus on the suitability of the existing and proposed polling stations in relation to:-
Attached below are the submissions from Returning Officers:-
The Council has set out its proposals, as the basis for consultation, in connection with its review of polling districts and polling places used in connection with elections held within the Borough.
Any representations in connection with these proposals should be made in writing by no later than Friday 28 October to the following: -
Electoral Services Office
Basildon Borough Council
The Basildon Centre
St. Martin's Square
Any queries should be directed to Paul Burkinshaw, Manager of Democratic Services on (01268) 294422.