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PROPOSALS FOR CONSTITUENCY BOUNDARIES IN ESSEX AND LANCASHIRE

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Two announcments have been made today about parliamentary boundaries by the Boundary Commission for England. ...
Two announcments have been made today about parliamentary boundaries by the Boundary Commission for England.

The Commission is to hold an inquiry into its provisional recommendations for constituency boundaries in Essex. The Commission published their proposals on 17 June 1993, recommending that Essex be allocated an extra, seventeenth, seat and that major changes would need to be made to the existing constituencies in order to create theadditional seat and reduce the disparity in the constituency electorates. Objections made about these proposals have required the hold

A similar announcmenet has been made for Lancashire: an inquiry is to be held on behalf of the Parliamentary Boundary Commission for England into their provisional recommendations forconstituency boundaries in Lancashire.

The Commission published their proposals on 17 June 1993, recommending that the number of seats in the County be reduced from 16 to 15. objections made about these proposals have required the holding of a local inquiry under the Parliamentary Constituencies Act 1986. Official notice of the inquiry will be published in the local newspapers on 21 October 1993.

For further information, please contact: The Parliamentary Boundary Commission for England, St Catherines House, 10 Kingsway, London WC2B 6JP.
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