Taking account of local government boundaries

Part of Parliamentary Constituencies Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 3:00 pm on 25th June 2020.

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Photo of Sir David Amess Sir David Amess Conservative, Southend West 3:00 pm, 25th June 2020

With this it will be convenient to discuss the following:

Amendment 9, in clause 6, page 4, line 37, at end insert—

‘, and

(b) after paragraph (c), insert—

“(ca) boundaries of polling districts, where useable data is available;”’.

Polling District mapping is available in standard GIS formats in many areas. This allows the data to be used by the Boundary Commissions if they think fit.