Protecting our local identity
6:57am 13th October 2011
York residents will have the opportunity to view proposals that could change the future Parliamentary constituency boundaries in York.
The Boundary Commission for England, which is an independent and impartial non-departmental public body, is carrying out a 12-week consultation that will review all 533 constituencies in England. The aim is to reduce the number of constituencies to 502.
The consultation will take place from Tuesday 13 September to Monday 5 December and will look at initial proposals, which outline the design of the new constituencies.
There will also be four public hearing dates in the Yorkshire and Humber region at:
- Thursday 13 to Friday 14 October in Leeds at the Ramada Leeds North, Seacroft Ringroad A6120, Millgreen View, Leeds LS14 5QF
- Monday 17 to Tuesday 18 October in Sheffield at the Town Hall, Pinstone Street, Sheffield S1 2HH
- Thursday 20 to Friday 21 October in Northallerton at the Golden Lion, High Street, Northallerton, North Yorkshire DL 8PP
- Monday 24 to Tuesday 25 October in Hull at the Hull City Hall, Queen Victoria Square, Hull, HU1 3RQ
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