The arithmetic of reviewing parliamentary constituency boundaries

by John Craig

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StatementJohn Craig.
SeriesOffice of Population Censuses and Surveys occasional paper -- 45
ContributionsGreat Britain. Office of Population Censuses and Surveys.
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Open LibraryOL17855699M
ISBN 101857742052

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To answer that question, computer simulations of the constituency-building process have been undertaken to explore how House size, arithmetic tolerance and Commission policy interact to shape the map of Parliamentary constituencies.

Constituencies in the United Kingdom general election, Relisted. Arbitrarily0 (talk)25 May (UTC) These are now the constituencies represented by current MPs and will be contested in future by-elections and general elections until such times as a new boundary regime takes effect. As such, this article should bear the title that has, up till now, been used for the boundaries.

Equality, Community and Continuity: Reviewing the UK Rules for Constituency Redistributions – Part 1 Posted on July 2, by The Constitution Unit The review of Parliamentary constituencies that ended prematurely in would have resulted in most of the seats contested at the general election being very different from the current.

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HC Deb 16 December vol cc § Draft Parliamentary Constituencies (Bedford and Mid-Bedfordshire) Order, [copy presented 18th November,in the last Session of Parliament], approved.—[ Major Lloyd-George.] § Motion made, and Question proposed, That the Draft Parliamentary Constituencies (Reading, Newbury and.

A further argument has been put that the constituency boundaries should be drawn on the basis of population rather than the register of electors because a Member of Parliament is elected to represent all his constituents and a significant part of an MP’s work can be on behalf of those who are not registered to vote.

The boundaries, however, of Cornwall—the boundary of the Tamar river—have not been crossed by a parliamentary constituency for years. The Tamar has not been crossed by any local government reorganisation in the past years.

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From his own constituency work, the minister will be aware that, last week, the Labour-run North Lanarkshire Council confirmed that it will impose parking charges on people looking to shop in Coatbridge town centre, as well as in the villages of Stepps and Chryston in my constituency.

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Official Report Local any sample is less likely to be representative of all the votes than it would be in a parliamentary constituency, where more votes would be transferring. Finally, on the boundaries issue, the process of reviewing the Westminster boundaries is just about complete.

How will that be factored into the process. Interwiki linking each row in the table at Wikinews:Results of United Kingdom General Election on Wikinews to its per-constituency article on Wikipedia.

A few have already been done. Creating the per-constituency articles in Wikipedia that don't currently exist, and populating them with election results templates. Its M.P. and constituency biographies reveal a range of reactions to individual boundary changes at a local level that had not previously been documented.

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The major unknown – and unknowable – factor at this stage is the outcome of the general election. It is impossible to predict post-election parliamentary arithmetic with any confidence, but it will have a material effect on the probability and form of.

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House of Lords Wednesday, 12 January 3 pm. and that it was an essential part of democracy that such a debate should take place in public about proposed new constituency boundaries. That is the only way in which the public can be reassured that nothing surreptitious is going on and that there is no hanky-panky on the part of the.

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