Review of Polling District and Polling Place in parts of the Upperton Ward

Notice is hereby given that the council is commencing a review of some of the polling districts and polling places in its area.  The proposals affect the following polling districts and polling places:

  • Ward: Upperton 

  • Polling district: UPA

  • Existing polling place: Upperton United Reformed Church Hall, Watts Lane

The council has prepared draft proposals which are published on the council’s website and available for inspection as set out below.

Any elector within the Eastbourne Parliamentary Constituency may make representations on the current arrangements and draft proposals. Representations on these or any other related matter are welcomed from persons or groups with interest or expertise in the access to premises or facilities for persons who have different forms of disability. Any person or body making a representation should where appropriate give alternative places that may be used as polling places.

Details of the current arrangements for the polling district and polling place and proposals for change, together with supporting information, will be available for inspection on the Council’s website as from Wednesday 31st January at: www.lewes-eastbourne.gov.uk/consultations 
and at the Town Hall, Grove Road, Eastbourne on Mondays to Fridays between 9am and 5pm.

Representations should be given in writing and sent to:
Polling Place Review
Electoral Services, Eastbourne Borough Council
Town Hall, Grove Road, Eastbourne, BN21 4UG

If you prefer you can email your representations (with the words “Polling Place Review” in the subject line) to elections@lewes-eastbourne.gov.uk

The final date for receipt of representations is 5pm Monday 12th February 2018.  Details of any representations received will be made available for inspection.

Robert Cottrill, Chief Executive, 31 January 2018Electoral Services’ Office
Town Hall, Grove Road, Eastbourne, BN21 4UG

Notes:
1. A polling district is the geographical sub-division of an electoral area.  Neither the parliamentary constituency boundary nor the local government ward or division boundaries may be changed by this review.

2. A polling place is the building or area in which polling stations are located.