Friday, March 8, 2024

Polling Districts and Places Review 2024

  • Share your thoughts on polling station access and locations 
  • Consultation is open until 9 May 2024
  • Those who feel they have issues accessing polling stations are urged to take part   

West Lancashire Borough Council is reviewing all polling districts and polling places across the Borough.  

Residents, other interested persons and organisations are invited to give feedback on any aspect of polling districts and polling places currently used for all elections and proposed alternatives. Views on any additional suggested alternatives are also welcomed. Local councillors, MPs and community groups will also be consulted.  

The area covered by the review is the Borough of West Lancashire, namely the West Lancashire parliamentary constituency and those parts of the South Ribble parliamentary constituency that are within the Borough Council’s area.  

Access arrangements for polling stations will form part of the review. The Council is carrying out this review to ensure they are suitable and accessible for as many voters as possible.   

The public consultation is open until 9 May 2024. Submissions to the consultation will form part of the final proposals for future provision of polling districts and places.   

How to give your views:  

Jacqui Sinnott-Lacey, Returning Officer for West Lancashire, said: “We want to make casting a vote as easy as possible for everyone. That means making sure the location of and access to our polling stations needs to be constantly reviewed and any appropriate changes considered."

“If you have ever felt there were any physical barriers at our polling stations and you think you can help us improve access, please share your thoughts with us before May 9.”  

Information on the current polling places and plans of individual polling districts, along with the initial proposals and comments from the Electoral Registration Officer can be viewed at the Council Offices, 52 Derby Street Ormskirk or by visiting