What is the Local Government Boundary Commission for England?

The Local Government Boundary Commission for England was established by Parliament under the provisions of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009. The Commission is directly accountable to Parliament through a committee of MPs chaired by the Speaker of the House of Commons.

Our mission:

To sustain fair electoral arrangements and keep the map of English local government in good order.

Our vision:

We are an independent body that consults and decides on the most appropriate electoral arrangements for Local Government.

We promote openness, integrity and rigour in all of our dealings.

We use our resources responsibly and always strive to do things better.

Our values:

  • Openness
  • Rigour
  • Integrity