Posted on 15/08/2019 at 15:08
Newcastle City Council is reviewing our polling districts and polling places, and we would like to hear your views. Our goals are:
We are consulting with electors and key stakeholders (including elected representatives, political parties and groups who support disabled people) between 2 September - 11 October 2019. Please give us your views by commenting in the topic wall below, or email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Here is a list of the polling districts and places: NCC Polling Districts and Places 2019 and a representation from the Acting Returning Officer. If you need this information in a different format, such as large print, please contact us at: email@example.com or you can telephone Ian Humphries on: 0191 277 7175. you can also reach us by post at: Electoral Services, Polling District / Place Review, Newcastle City Council, Newcastle Civic Centre, Barras Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8QH.
Access for disabled people
As part of this consultation, we are seeking the views of those groups and individuals who have experience of accessibility issues for persons with different disabilities, in particular:
We would appreciate your views as to the barriers that disabled people may face at particular premises, also about issues that you would like the Council to take into consideration, and any reasonable adjustments that you feel could address such issues.
What happens next
All suggestions received during the consultation will be evaluated carefully against set criteria and final proposals will be considered by the council's Constitutional Committee in November 2019. These revised arrangements, if approved, will come into effect when the revised version of the Electoral Register is published on 1 December 2019.
Thank you for giving us your views.
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