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Cabinet Office written question – answered on 14th December 2020.

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Photo of Lord Hayward Lord Hayward Conservative

To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure that the Boundary Commissions have access to the latest polling district maps and data for the local authorities where local government wards will be considered in the next boundary review.

Photo of Lord Hayward Lord Hayward Conservative

To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the support that the Boundary Commission for England will need from the Local Government Boundary Commission for England in accessing the latest polling district maps and data ahead of the next boundary review.

Photo of Lord Hayward Lord Hayward Conservative

To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the data held by the Office for National Statistics on the Parliamentary electorate of each polling district and local authority ward as of 2 March.

Photo of Lord True Lord True Minister of State (Cabinet Office)

The conduct of the next boundary review is a matter for the independent Boundary Commissions.

We are in regular contact with the Boundary Commissions to ensure that any issues, such as the data to be used in the next boundary review, are appropriately addressed.

The Office for National Statistics has confirmed that Electoral Statistics for the 2 March 2020 are scheduled to be published on 5 January 2021.

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