Deadline REMINDER: Polling District & Places Review Consultation

All responses must be submitted by 29 January 2024.

In accordance with legislation, East Lothian Council are undertaking a statutory review of polling districts and places. The review must be completed within a 16-month period from 1 October 2023 to 31 January 2025.

The consultation period will run from 4 December 2023 until 29 January 2024, providing members of the public, elected members, MPs, MSPs, political parties, community groups and disability groups an opportunity to comment on the proposals. Any persons or bodies making representations should, if possible, give alternative places that may be used as polling places.

The Returning Officer’s proposals, along with a list of current polling places and a current polling districts map, can be viewed on the Consultation Hub. Please see the link, below. Copies are also available for inspection at John Muir House, Haddington and Brunton Hall, Musselburgh.

The following criteria has been used to assess polling places as part of this review:

• Availability
• Accessibility
• Safety, for both staff and voters
• Current electorate
• Projected electorate
• Number of postal voters

Comments should be sent to:

By email:

By post: Elections Office
East Lothian Council
John Muir House
EH41 3HA