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Fifth Electoral Reviews

We have started a public consultation on our proposals for councillor numbers as part of our Fifth Reviews of Electoral Arrangements. Participate using our Consultation Portal, or see the Fifth Reviews section for more information.

About us

The Local Government Boundary Commission for Scotland is responsible for:

  • carrying out reviews of the boundaries of local authority areas;
  • carrying out reviews of electoral wards for local authorities;
  • responding to requests for reviews of electoral wards or local authority areas.

The Boundary Commission for Scotland is a separate body which is responsible for reviewing parliamentary constituencies in Scotland. Details of its work can be found at

12 June 2014 - New information paper ... more ...

29 May 2014 - Councillor number consultation ... more ...

13 May 2014 - Public consultation starts on 29 May 2014 ... more ...

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