THE NEXT CONSULTATION STAGE in the proposed Parliamentary boundary changes is currently taking place. The consultation opened this month and is running until 4 April 2022.
The Boundary Commission for England (BCE) is redrawing the map of parliamentary constituencies in England, to make sure each one has roughly the same number of electors. The new proposed constituencies have been published and initially consulted upon. This second phase of the consultation offers a further opportunity to present your considered views based on the responses so far.
Kingston Upon Hull East Parliamentary County Constituency?
It has been proposed by the BCE that in 2023 a new Kingston Upon Hull East Parliamentary County Constituency is formed that would incorporate the current South West Holderness Ward (Hedon, Paull, Preston, Thorngumbald, etc).
During this six-week secondary consultation, you can tell the BCE what you think about the proposals and the responses already submitted. To give your views in writing, send your comments via bcereviews.org.uk, by letter, or email to reach BCE by 4 April 2022.
BCE is also holding a number of public hearings throughout the consultation period, where you can have your say in person.
Public hearings will take place in Hull on Monday 14 March 2022 from 10am – 8pm and Tuesday 15 March from 9am – 5pm. The hearings will take place at the Albemarle Music Centre, 60 Ferensway, Hull HU2 8LN.
Those wishing to speak at the hearings can book a 10-minute speaking slot (scroll down to Yorkshire and the Humber region).
The local map for the proposed Yorkshire and Humberside area: Y&H BCE Consultation Portal.
The Public Hearings are available on YouTube.
Follow the local debate on this on the Hedon Blog: BOUNDARY COMMISSION.