The Local Government Boundary Commission for England (LGBCE) has undertaken an Electoral Review of the London Borough of Merton ward arrangements. As a result of the review, there have been alterations to the current ward boundaries which require changes to the polling districts within them.
Therefore, Merton has been required to undertake a review of its polling districts and also the location of polling places and polling stations to reflect the changes to the ward boundaries.
The changes to the Wards and Polling Districts will come into force at the Local Council Elections on 5 May 2022 and will be in use at both national and local elections.
During the review, Local political parties, MPs and Councillors were consulted and views were also invited from residents, disability groups and other stakeholders.
Details of any representations received during the consultation are included in the Acting Returning Officer's submission, and are also available on request from the Electoral Services Office.
On Thursday 4 November 2021, the Standards and General Purposes Committee agreed the designation of polling districts and polling places set out in the Acting Returning Officer's Submission.
The Electoral Registration Officer will now make the necessary alterations to the register of electors, in good time to prepare for the May 2022 elections.