Boundary review: Plans to remove Twyford and Sonning from Maidenhead constituency

Boundary review: What changes are planned for Maidenhead?

The village where Maidenhead MP Theresa May calls home could be moved to a new constituency as part of a shake-up of England’s electoral map.

The Boundary Commission for England (BCE) is currently reviewing all parliamentary constituencies in the country.

Its aim is to redraw some constituencies to ensure each area has a similar number of voters, between 69,724 and 77,062 people.

The number of constituencies in the South East could rise from 84 to 91 if plans are approved by Parliament in 2023.

Changes to the electoral map in Maidenhead include:

  • Sonning moved from Maidenhead to a new constituency called Earley and Woodley
  • Binfield and Warfield and Winkfield and Cranbourne wards moved from Bracknell Forest to Maidenhead
  • Part of Ascot moved from the Windsor parliamentary constituency to Maidenhead
  • Twyford, Wargrave and Hare Hatch moved from Maidenhead to Wokingham
  • Beaconsfield constituency renamed Marlow and South Buckinghamshire to include Marlow, Iver, Stoke Poges and Wexham and Bourne End

The changes to the Maidenhead constituency would leave the area with an electorate of 73,463, down from 76,668 at the 2019 General Election.

An eight-week consultation is now running where residents can have their say on the proposed changes.

Anyone wishing to respond should visit www.bcereviews.org.uk for further information.

A report on the final parliamentary boundary changes must be submitted to Parliament by July 1, 2023.
The next General Election is currently scheduled for May 2, 2024.

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  • JoeSoap

    18:48, 08 June 2021

    Maidenhead Conservatives should deselect May followIng her disgraceful antics over the aid budget.

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