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Boundary Commission plans for East London

The Boundary Commission has proposed the following changes to parliamentary seats in the key East London boroughs.

Tower Hamlets
Currently two MPs: Bethnal Green & Bow; Poplar & Limehouse
Proposed one MP for Stepney & Bow; some wards combine with Hackney; some wards combine with Newham
Boundary Commission proposals:
(1) New seat of Stepney and Bow contains these wards from Tower Hamlets: Bow East, Bow West, Bromley North, Bromley South, Mile End, Shadwell, St Dunstan’s, St Katharine’s & Wapping, Stepney Green, Whitechapel
(2) New seat of Shoreditch & Bethnal Green combines four wards from Tower Hamlets (Bethnal Green, Spitalfields & Banglatown, St Peter’s, Weavers) with these wards from Hackney: Dalston, De Beauvoir, Haggerston, Hoxton East & Shoreditch, Hoxton West, London Fields
(2) New seat of Poplar & Canning Town combines six wards from Tower Hamlets (Blackwall & Cubitt Town, Canary Wharf, Island Gardens, Lansbury, Limehouse, Poplar) with five wards from Newham (Canning Town North, Canning Town South, Custom House, Plaistow North, Plaistow South)

Newham
Currently two MPs: East Ham, West Ham
Proposed one MP for East Ham; some wards to in with Waltham Forest, some wards go in with Tower Hamlets
Boundary Commission proposals:
(1) New seat of East Ham contains nine wards from Newham (Boleyn, East Ham Central, East Ham North, East Ham South, Green Street East, Green Street West, Little Ilford, Manor Park, Wall End)
(2) New seat of Leyton & Stratford sees four Newham wards (Forest Gate North, Forest Gate South, Stratford and New Town, West Ham) go in with five wards from Waltham Forest (Cann Hall, Cathall, Grove Green, Leyton, Leytonstone)
(3) New seat of Poplar & Canning Town combines six wards from Tower Hamlets (Blackwall & Cubitt Town, Canary Wharf, Island Gardens, Lansbury, Limehouse, Poplar) with five wards from Newham (Canning Town North, Canning Town South, Custom House, Plaistow North, Plaistow South)

Barking & Dagenham
Currently two MPs: Barking, Dagenham
Proposed two MPs: Barking & Beckton; Dagenham & Rainham
Boundary Commission proposals:
(1) New seat of Barking & Beckton contains:
Barking & Dagenham wards (Abbey, Becontree, Eastbury, Gascoigne, Goresbrook, Longbridge, Mayesbrook, Parsloes, Thames)
and two wards from Newham (Beckton, Royal Docks)
(2) New seat of Dagenham & Rainham contains
Barking & Dagenham wards (Alibon, Eastbrook, Heath, River, Valence, Village, Whalebone)
and three wards from the Borough of Havering (Elm Park, Rainham and Wennington, South Hornchurch)
(3) New seat of Romford includes one ward (Chadwell Heath) from Barking & Dagenham (other wards are from Havering – Brooklands, Havering Park, Hylands, Mawneys, Pettits, Romford Town, Squirrel’s Heath)

 

Boundary Commission Proposals for East London
These are the new parliamentary seats which the Boundary Commission is hoping to establish.

New House of Commons Seat: Barking & Beckton
To contain these wards from the Borough of Barking & Dagenham
Abbey, Becontree, Eastbury, Gascoigne, Goresbrook, Longbridge, Mayesbrook, Parsloes, Thames
To contain these wards from the Borough of Newham
Beckton, Royal Docks

New House of Commons Seat: Dagenham & Rainham
To contain these wards from the Borough of Barking & Dagenham
Alibon, Eastbrook, Heath, River, Valence, Village, Whalebone
To contain these wards from the Borough of Havering
Elm Park, Rainham and Wennington, South Hornchurch

New House of Commons Seat: East Ham
To contain these wards from the Borough of Newham
Boleyn, East Ham Central, East Ham North, East Ham South, Green Street East, Green Street West, Little Ilford, Manor Park, Wall End

New House of Commons Seat: Leyton & Stratford
To contain these wards from the Borough of Newham
Forest Gate North, Forest Gate South, Stratford and New Town, West Ham
To contain these wards from the Borough of Waltham Forest
Cann Hall, Cathall, Grove Green, Leyton, Leytonstone

New House of Commons Seat: Poplar & Canning Town
To contain these wards from the Borough of Newham
Canning Town North, Canning Town South, Custom House, Plaistow North, Plaistow South
To contain these wards from the Borough of Tower Hamlets
Blackwall & Cubitt Town, Canary Wharf, Island Gardens, Lansbury, Limehouse, Poplar

New House of Commons Seat: Romford
To contain these wards from the Borough of Barking & Dagenham
Chadwell Heath
To contain these wards from the Borough of Havering
Brooklands, Havering Park, Hylands, Mawneys, Pettits, Romford Town, Squirrel’s Heath

New House of Commons Seat: Shoreditch & Bethnal Green
To contain these wards from the Borough of Hackney
Dalston, De Beauvoir, Haggerston, Hoxton East & Shoreditch, Hoxton West, London Fields
To contain these wards from the Borough of Tower Hamlets
Bethnal Green, Spitalfields & Banglatown, St Peter’s, Weavers

New House of Commons Seat: Stepney and Bow
To contain these wards from the Borough of Tower Hamlets
Bow East, Bow West, Bromley North, Bromley South, Mile End, Shadwell, St Dunstan’s, St Katharine’s & Wapping, Stepney Green, Whitechapel

For more information about the Boundary Commission’s proposals, or to comment on them (comments must be made before 11th December) go to:
https://boundarycommissionforengland.independent.gov.uk/2018-review/

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