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Have your say on a new political map for North Northamptonshire Council

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30 May 2023

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New boundaries are being proposed for council wards in North Northamptonshire Council. 

The Local Government Boundary Commission wants to hear what residents and local organisations think about the proposals. A 10-week consultation on the proposals will run until 7 August 2023. 

The Commission is the independent body that draws these boundaries. It is reviewing North Northamptonshire to make sure councillors will represent about the same number of electors, and that ward arrangements will help the council work effectively. 

The Commission has published proposals for changes to North Northamptonshire. It is proposing that there should be 68 councillors representing 5 single-member wards, 12 2-member wards and thirteen three-member wards. All wards will have different boundaries. 

Proposed changes include:

  • Clear distinction between urban and village-based wards for Finedon and Wellingborough 
  • Warmington and Cotterstock villages placed into a ward based on their nearest town of Oundle 
We want people in North Northamptonshire to help us. 

We have drawn up proposals for new wards in North Northamptonshire. We want to make sure these new electoral arrangements reflect communities. We also want them to be easy to understand and convenient for local people. 

Residents and local organisations can help us do that. We would like them to let us know whether they agree with our proposals before we take final decisions. 

It’s easy to get involved. Go to our website. Or you can e-mail or write to us. 

Just tell us what you think and give us some details why you think that. It’s really simple, so do get involved.
Professor Colin Mellors, Chair of the Commission

The Commission has a dedicated section on its website where people can see the detail of the proposals and comment on the names of wards, their boundaries and the number of councillors per ward.

People can also give their views by e-mail at [email protected], and by post: 

Review Officer (North Northamptonshire) 
PO Box 133 
NE24 9FE