Final recommendations published for Blackburn with Darwen

The Commission has published its final recommendations for new electoral arrangements for Blackburn with Darwen District Council. We are proposing that Blackburn with Darwen’s 51 councillors should represent seventeen three-councillor wards. The Commission has now completed its review. We are extremely grateful to the people of Blackburn with Darwen who took the time and effort to send us their views. The Commission considered every piece of evidence it received before finalising these recommendations. In the map below, you can explore our final recommendations (in red) and see how they have changed from the current arrangements (in blue) and the changes we have made as a result of our consultation on draft recommendations (in black). You can also read the final recommendations report and find links to other useful information in the box at the bottom of this page.

Final recommendations

Review timescales

22/11/16 - 30/01/17

Consultation on new boundaries

11/04/17 - 19/06/17

Consultation on draft recommendations

29/08/17

Final recommendations published