Brent Electoral Boundary Review

The Local Government Boundary Commission for England is the independent body currently reviewing ward boundaries within Brent.

Local Government electoral reviews are conducted to look at whether the boundaries of wards or divisions within a local authority need to be altered in order to secure effective local government and electoral equality. Electoral equality is achieved when councillors represent roughly the same number of electors. Brent has triggered an electoral review because seven wards currently have a variance outside of 10% the average electoral ratio.

The Commission has agreed that Brent should have 57 councillors to represent the Borough in the future, a reduction of 6 from the previous council size. Under the latest proposals, the LGBCE have recommended that Brent be made up of 13 three member wards and 9 two member wards. Residents are being encouraged to comment on draft proposals for new council ward boundaries within Brent.

The consultation period will be open from Tuesday 5 February 2019 to Monday 15 April 2019 and is open to anyone who wishes to have a say.

Here’s how you can get involved in the consultation:

In order to find out more information on Brent’s Electoral Review, you may also visit the Commission’s dedicated web page on Brent’s Electoral Review or to find more information on the Commission, please visit the LGBCE website