Polling District and Place Review 2023

A review of our polling districts, polling places and stations started on 02 October 2023 and finished on 17 November 2023.

As part of the review, 6 weeks consultation with the public, community groups and other stakeholders took place.

The aim of the review is to ensure electors have reasonable facilities for voting as are practicable in the circumstances and as far as is reasonable and practicable, polling places are accessible to all electors, and consider the needs of people with disabilities. 

Notice of Conclusion

At full council on 24 January 2024 the final report and recommendations as a result of the review were adopted. The notice of conclusion and supporting documents for the review are listed as downloadable documents below. They are also available to inspect at the Folkestone & Hythe District Council offices at Civic Centre, Castle Hill Avenue, Folkestone CT20 2QY.

Notice of Conclusion

Audit & Governance report - 06 December 2023

Appendix 1 - Review Notice

Appendix 2 - Polling District review recommendations

Appendix 3 - Representations and comments received

Audit & Governance minutes 

Full Council report - 24 January 2024

Full Council draft minutes - 24 January 2024

Member of Parliament letter

Outgoing correspondence letter

Any changes as a result of this review will be implemented on 01 February 2024 with an alteration of the Electoral Register.

Committee and Council meetings can be viewed online by clicking here.

Find out more about compulsory polling reviews here.