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Polling Place Review

Decision Maker: Policy & Resources Committee (pre 2015)

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Partial Review of Polling places - results of consultation


(1)               That the polling place for DV, East Brighton Ward, be changed from St Mark’s CE Primary School to the Manor Gym;


(2)               That the polling place  for PX, Hangleton & Knoll Ward, be changed from West Blatchington Primary School to the Hangleton Community Centre;


(3)               That Cottesmore St Mary’s RC Primary School be retained as the polling place for NY/OZ, Hove Park and Goldsmid Wards, in the absence of any suitable alternative;


(4)               That the Clarendon Centre be used as a polling place for KS, St Peter’s & North Laine Ward, instead of the Friends Centre or St Bartholomew’s CE School;


(5)               That the Pavilion at Aldrington Recreation Ground, Wish Road, be used as a double polling station for the voters for SW and SX, Wish Ward, due to the unavailability of the Saxon Road Pavilion;


(6)               That the polling place for IY, Withdean Ward, be changed from Balfour Primary School to Dorothy Stringer High School;


(7)               That the Electoral Services Manager, on behalf of the Returning Officer and Electoral Registration Officer, be authorised to take the measures, as required by law, to bring the changes into effect; and


(8)               That the Returning Officer (the Chief Executive), be granted delegated authority following consultation with the Group Leaders and respective ward councillors, the designation of alternative polling places in the event of any polling place not being available at any particular election.

Report author: Paul Holloway

Publication date: 12/07/2012

Date of decision: 12/07/2012

Decided at meeting: 12/07/2012 - Policy & Resources Committee (pre 2015)

Effective from: 20/07/2012

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