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8 December 2010 - Princes Gate and Greenacres by Robroyston review - The Scottish Statutory Instrument (SSI 2010/353) implementing the recommendations of the Commission's review at Princes Gate and Greenacres by Robroyston has been approved by the Scottish Parliament and will come into effect on 1 April 2011.

25 November 2010 - We've started a public consultation on the Interim Electoral Reviews. The consultation lasts for 13 weeks until 24 February 2011.

11 October 2010 - Princes Gate and Greenacres by Robroyston review - The draft Scottish Statutory Instrument (SSI 2010/353) implementing the recommendations of the Commission's review at Princes Gate and Greenacres by Robroyston has been laid before the Scottish Parliament by Scottish Ministers. The draft Order is intended to bring the recommended boundary changes into force on 1 April 2011, and can be viewed on the OPSI legislation website.

22 September 2010 - We've updated our Frequently Asked Questions to clarify the availability of data for use in geographical information systems (GIS) showing Westminster constituency boundaries and Scottish Parliament boundaries.

1 September 2010 - The Commission is undertaking a series of Interim Electoral Reviews. We will update the Reviews In Progress page as they progress.

31 August 2010 - We've created short Quick Guides on Electoral Reviews and Local government in Scotland which can be downloaded from the Publications page.

30 August 2010 - We've added a new Information Paper entitled Electoral Reviews: Guidance which can be downloaded from the Publications page.

26 July 2010 - Scottish Ministers have reappointed Peter Mackay as Chairman, and both Brian Clark and Paula Sharp as members of the Commission. The appointments of all 3 were due to end on 31 October 2010, and will now continue to 31 October 2013. Full details of the members of the Commission are on the section of the website headed The Commission.

15 July 2010 - The Commission's Annual Report for 2009-10 is now available in the Publications section of our website, or can be downloaded as a PDF file from here File icon.

18 June 2010 - The Commission has issued a joint statement with the Boundary Commission for Scotland clarifying that its reviews do not affect constituency boundaries.

14 May 2010 - We've moved office - just a few hundred yards to Thistle House, 91 Haymarket Terrace, Edinburgh, EH12 5HD. Our new address is also at the bottom left of each page on the website. Our phone numbers and email addresses have not changed. We will update the address recorded on our various publications.

30 March 2010 - The Commission's Corporate Plan for 2010-2013 has been added to the Publications section of the website.

18 March 2010 - Princes Gate and Greenacres review. The Commission has submitted its report to Scottish Ministers making recommendations for the realignment of the administrative boundary between East Dunbartonshire and Glasgow City council areas at Princes Gate and Greenacres, by Robroyston. The Commission has issued a News Release with more details. The report and review documents are available as PDF files from the Princes Gate and Greenacres page, or through the Administrative area reviews 2007 onwards page in the Past Reviews section.

4 March 2010 - Scottish Government have issued a revised Management Statement and Financial Memorandum for the Commission. It is available as a PDF file from the Publications page.

4 March 2010 - The draft minutes from the Commission meeting of 16 February 2010 are on the website. Follow the links from the Minutes section of the Publications page.

4 March 2010 - We have produced a new Information Paper entitled Emergency service and Health Board boundaries in Scotland. The Information Paper sets out the relationships between these areas and local authority boundaries. You can download it from the Publications page.

25 February 2010 - We've redesigned the website: we hope you like it. The content has not changed from the previous version, but the structure and clarity have been improved. We've also added the ability to Search the content of the website.

9 February 2010 - Fithiebank review - The Scottish Statutory Instrument (SSI 2009/442) implementing the recommendations of the Commission's review at Fithiebank has been approved by the Scottish Parliament, and is due to come into effect on 1 April 2010.

1 February 2010 - Princes Gate, Greenacres by Robroyston review - The consultation on the Commission's Revised Recommendations for a realigned local authority boundary between Glasgow City and East Dunbartonshire Council areas at Princes Gate, Greenacres by Robroyston ended on 28 January. The Commission will decide what the next steps in the review are. Further details are available in the Princes Gate, Greenacres by Robroyston page of the Reviews in Progress section of the website.

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