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Official notice of review of polling districts and polling places

Review of Polling Districts and Polling Places (the Representation of the People Act 1983, Schedule A1 and The Electoral Registration and Administration Act 2006, and the Review of Polling District & Polling Places (Parliamentary Elections) Regulations 2006.

South Hams District Council (SHDC) are required by law to carry out a review of the polling districts and polling places in the South Hams every 5 years. The purpose of the review is to ensure that all polling districts and polling places are, as far as possible, suitable and accessible to all voters.

SHDC welcome comments from any person or organisation wishing to make a representation in respect of the arrangement of polling districts and polling places within the South Hams District Council boundary; or concerning the accessibility of polling stations wherever possible giving alternative suitable places that may be used and would also like to hear from those people who are happy with their polling station as well as those who are not, in order to have a balanced view to consider.

Click on the links below for more details of the review and polling locations:

Official notice of the polling district and polling places review

Further information on the review for interested parties


  • Formal commencement of the review, Monday 12 August 2019.
  • SHDC will publish the comments from the (Acting) Returning Officers as soon as they are received.
  • Public consultation period commencing 12 August, 2019, ending 20th September, 2019.
  • SHDC will publish draft proposals and have a second consultation period in October.
  • Final recommendations will be considered by South Hams District Council in November 2019.

To provide your comments:
Write to The Electoral Service Office, Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes, TQ9 5NE or email:

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