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Review of Polling Districts, Polling Places and Polling Stations

Date consultation closed 

31 October 2018


The Review of Polling Districts and Polling Places will assess the suitability of those currently used in Stockton Borough, as well as their accessibility and facilities for voters.

The statutory review is required by the Electoral Registration and Administration Act 2013.

Residents, electors and individuals or organisations with expertise in access for people with disabilities were invited to comment.

The Council also wanted to hear suggestions for alternative places that may be used as polling places, particularly where a mobile station is currently used.

The Statutory Notice was sent to:

  • SBC Website 
  • Council Offices  
  • Libraries 
  • Community Centres 

The Statutory Notice and Returning Officer submission was sent to:- 

  • SBC Website 
  • All Members 
  • MP's  
  • Parish Clerks 

Returning Officer submission was sent for comments to: 

  • Stockton on Tees Over 50's Association 
  • Teesside Age UK 
  • Stockton on Tees Borough Council Disability Advisory Group Alzheimer's Society 
  • Guide Dogs North East 
  • MS Support Group 
  • Cultures CIC 
  • Stockton Multicultural Forum 
  • Muslim Federation 
  • Farooq e Azam Mosque and Islamic Centre 
  • Cleveland Indian Association 
  • Guru Nanak Gurdwara and Sikh Comm Centre 
  • Bangladeshi Muslim Welfare Association 
  • Atisha Kadampa Buddhist Centre 
  • Westbury Street Mosque 
  • Tees Valley Chinese Community Centre 
  • Rev Mark Miler (for Churches together), Stockton 

Results and outcomes

On 12 December 2018, full Council approved new polling districts and places as set out below:

Details of the outcome, the reasons for choosing the particular polling district and polling place, and all correspondence relating to the review is also available for inspection at the Council Offices, Municipal Buildings, Church Road, Stockton-on-Tees.