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Review of polling districts, polling places and polling stations

Review of polling districts, polling places and polling stations

This page contains information about any reviews of polling districts, polling places and polling stations that are taking place.

Oakham North West Review

A review of the polling districts, polling places and polling stations that fall within the county ward of Oakham North West was conducted between 17 January 2018 to 23 February 2018.  

The outcome of the review was that Barleythorpe would have its own polling station which would be in the Oakham United Football Club premises.  Full details of the review can be seen below and the final outcome was published in the minutes of Full Council on 12 March 2018 - a link to these minutes is provided below.

Full Council Minutes - 12 March 2018 

Full Council Agenda - Report No. 39/2018 - 12 March 2018

Notice of Review: Barleythorpe January 2018

Representation from ARO – Melton Borough Council

Review of Polling Districts and Polling Places Information Sheet

List of Polling places and stations: Oakham North West Ward

Map of Oakham North West Ward

Details of Revised Location for Barleythorpe Electors

Photographs of proposed polling station accommodation

2015 Review

We are required to carry out a compulsory review of polling districts, places and stations in compliance with the Electoral Registrations and Administration Act 2013.  The last review took place in 2015 and the details of this review was published in our 2015 Review of Polling Districts, Places and Stations.

The final report was submitted to Council on 12 January 2015.

A polling district is a geographical sub-division of an electoral area. All the Wards within the county of Rutland are divided into polling districts, and these form the basis upon which the register of electors is produced.

A polling place is the geographical area within which a polling station is located. 

A polling station is the premises within which the process of voting takes place and will usually be within the designated polling place.