Decision - Full Review of Polling Districts and Polling Places 2019

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Full Review of Polling Districts and Polling Places 2019

Decision Maker: Policy & Resources Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


RESOLVED: That the Committee


(i)            Approved polling district boundaries outlined in Appendix 1

including changes to the following polling districts:

a) AT and AU districts merged to form a new AU/KRCA district.

b) EU and EX districts merged to form a new EX/KQPD district.

c) Boundaries for GX/PHSE, GY/PHSF and GZ/PHSG districts redrawn.

d) HZ district split amongst the surrounding districts.

e) KT and KZ districts merged to form a new KZ/PKT district.

f) Boundaries for NV/HGOA, NY/HGOD and NZ/HGOE districts redrawn.


(ii)          Approved the recording of polling districts using a

Parliamentary Constituency, Ward, Polling District Reference format as outlined in Appendix 1.


(iii)         Approved the polling place schedule outlined in Appendix 1

including changes to the following venues:

a) The polling place for EU&E/KQPD as Brighton Youth Centre.

b) The polling place for GY/PHSF as City Gate @ The Dip, 119d Hollingdean Terrace.

c) The polling place for HT/PPAA as St Thomas More Church Hall.

d) The polling place for KT &KZ/PSPB as Brighthelm Church & Community Centre.

e) The polling place for LZ/PRED as Brighton Town Hall.

f) The polling place for NV/HGOA as Ajex Hall.

g) The polling place for NY/HGOD and OZ/HHPD as Hove Rugby Club Pavilion.

h) The polling place for NZ/HGOE as Possibility Place.

i) The polling place for QZ/HNPE as Hill Park School (formerly Hillside).

j) The polling place for RX/HSPD as St Nicholas Parish Centre


(iv)       That the Executive Lead – Strategy Governance and Law, acting following consultation with the Council’s Returning Officer, be authorised to take measures, as required by law, to bring the changes indicated in para 2.1 – 2.3; with the authority to make these changes at a time that best fits with any election



(v)        Delegated to the Returning Officer, following consultation with the Group Leaders and respective ward councillors, authority to designate one or more alternative polling places in the event of any polling place not being available at any elections taking place prior to the end of 2020 and before the next full or partial review of polling places

Report author: Michael Appleford

Publication date: 11/10/2019

Date of decision: 10/10/2019

Decided at meeting: 10/10/2019 - Policy & Resources Committee

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