Grimsby to be split in two for future elections despite opposition

Grimsby to be split in two for future elections despite opposition
 

Officials tasked with redrawing the electoral map have opted to continue with plans to split Grimsby in two – despite widespread opposition to the proposals.
The Boundary Commission, an independent body, has been asked by the Government to reduce the number of MPs in the UK by 50 and to create seats containing near equal voting populations.
Great Grimsby, the town’s current constituency, contains 59,000 voters which falls 12,000 short of the new minimum set by the Government, meaning a heavy re-jig was required to boost numbers.
The commission’s original proposals of chopping Great Grimsby... read more

 
17 October 2017 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 67
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