The District of North Kesteven (Parishes and Electoral Changes) Order 1998

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Published: 1998-09-21

Statutory Instruments
1998 No. 2338

LOCAL GOVERNMENT, ENGLAND AND WALES
The District of North Kesteven (Parishes and Electoral Changes) Order 1998

Made
21st September 1998

Coming into force in accordance with article 1(2)
Whereas the Local Government Commission for England, acting pursuant to section 15(4) of the Local Government Act 1992(1), has submitted to the Secretary of State a report dated March 1997 on its review of the district of North Kesteven together with its recommendations:
And whereas the North Kesteven District Council, acting pursuant to section 9 of the Local Government and Rating Act 1997(2), has submitted to the Secretary of State a report on its review of parishes in the district of North Kesteven together with its recommendations:
And whereas the Secretary of State has decided to give effect to the recommendations of the Local Government Commission for England, subject only to the modifications recommended by the said district council, to which he has now agreed:

Now, therefore, the Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by sections 17(3) and 26 of the Local Government Act 1992, and by sections 14 and 23 of the Local Government and Rating Act 1997, and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order:

Citation, commencement and interpretation

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the District of North Kesteven (Parishes and Electoral Changes) Order 1998.

(2) This Order shall come into force–

(a)for the purposes of article 2 on 1st April 1999; and

(b)for the purposes of all other articles on 6th May 1999;

except that for the purpose of all proceedings preliminary or relating to an election to be held on or after 6th May 1999 this Order shall come into force on 10th October 1998.

(3) In this Order–

“the district” means the district of North Kesteven;

“existing”, in relation to a ward, means the ward as it exists on the date this Order is made;

any reference to the map is a reference to the map prepared by the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions marked “Map of the District of North Kesteven (Parishes and Electoral Changes) Order 1998”, and deposited in accordance with regulation 27 of the Local Government Changes for England Regulations 1994(4); and

any reference to a numbered sheet is a reference to the sheet of the map which bears that number.

Transfers between parishes in North Kesteven

2.  The area marked A on sheet 2 shall be transferred from the parish of Skellingthorpe to the parish of North Hykeham.

Wards of North Kesteven

3.—(1) The existing wards of the district(5) shall be abolished.

(2) The district shall be divided into thirty wards which shall bear the names set out in column (1) of Schedule 1.

(3) The wards shall comprise the areas described in column (2) of that Schedule by reference to parishes, or parishes and parish wards, or, where no area is so described, the area designated on the map by reference to the name of the ward and demarcated by red lines; and the number of councillors to be elected for each ward shall be the number specified in respect of the ward in column (3) of that Schedule.

(4) Where a boundary is shown on the map as running along a road, railway line, footway, waterway or other similar geographical feature, it shall be treated as running along the centre line of the feature.

Wards of the parish of North Hykeham

4.—(1) The existing wards of the parish of North Hykeham shall be abolished.

(2) The parish shall be divided into five parish wards which shall bear the names set out in column (1) of Schedule 2; each parish ward shall comprise the area of the district ward specified in respect of the parish ward in column (2) of that Schedule and the number of councillors to be elected for each parish ward shall be four.

Wards of the parish of Heckington

5.—(1) The parish shall be divided into two parish wards which shall bear the names Heckington East and Heckington West and the wards shall comprise the areas designated on sheet 4 of the map by reference to the name of the ward and demarcated by orange lines.

(2) The number of councillors to be elected for the Heckington East and Heckington West parish wards shall be one and ten respectively.

Wards of the parish of Sleaford

6.—(1) The existing wards of the parish of Sleaford shall be abolished.

(2) The parish shall be divided into six parish wards which shall bear the names set out in column (1) of Schedule 3; each parish ward shall comprise the area of the district ward specified in respect of the parish ward in column (2) of that Schedule and the number of councillors to be elected for each parish ward shall be three.

Revocation

7.  The District of North Kesteven (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1977 is hereby revoked.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State

Hilary Armstrong
Minister of State,
Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions
21st September 1998

Article 3

SCHEDULE 1DISTRICT OF NORTH KESTEVEN: NAMES AND AREAS OF WARDS AND NUMBERS OF COUNCILLORS

(1)
(2)
(3)

Name of ward
Area of ward
Number of councillors

Ashby de la Launde
The parishes of Ashby de la Launde and Bloxholm, Digby, Dorrington and Rowston and Scopwick
1

Bassingham
The parishes of Aubourn and Haddington, Bassingham and Thurlby and South Hykeham
1

Billinghay
The parishes of Billinghay and Dogdyke
1

Bracebridge Heath and Waddington East
The parish of Bracebridge Heath and the Waddington East parish ward of the parish of Waddington
3

Branston and Mere
The parishes of Branston and Mere and Potter Hanworth
2

Brant Broughton
The parishes of Beckingham, Brant Broughton and Stragglethorpe, Carlton-le-Moorland, Norton Disney, Stapleford and Swinderby
1

Cliff Villages
The parishes of Boothby Graffoe, Coleby, Harmston, Leadenham, Navenby, Welbourn and Wellingore
2

Cranwell and Byard’s Leap
The parishes of Brauncewell, Cranwell and Byard’s Leap and Temple Bruer with Temple High Grange
1

Eagle and North Scarle
The parishes of Doddington and Whisby, Eagle and Swinethorpe, North Scarle and Thorpe on the Hill
1

Heckington Rural
The parishes of Burton Pedwardine, Great Hale, Heckington, Helpringham, and Little Hale
2

Heighington and Washingborough
The parishes of Canwick, Heighington and Washingborough
3

Kyme
The parishes of Anwick, Asgarby and Howell, Ewerby and Evedon, Kirkby la Thorpe, North Kyme and South Kyme
1

Leasingham and Roxholm
The parishes of Leasingham, North Rauceby, Roxholm and South Rauceby
1

Martin
The parishes of Blankney, Martin, Timberland and Walcott
1

Metheringham
The parishes of Dunston, Metheringham and Nocton
2

North Hykeham Forum

1

North Hykeham Memorial

1

North Hykeham Mill

1

North Hykeham Moor

1

North Hykeham Witham

1

Osbournby
The parishes of Aswarby and Swarby, Aunsby and Dembleby, Culverthorpe and Kelby, Osbournby, Newton and Haceby, Silk Willoughby, Threekingham, Scredington, Swaton, Walcot near Folkingham and Wilsford
1

Ruskington
The parish of Ruskington
2

Skellingthorpe

2

Sleaford Castle

1

Sleaford Holdingham

1

Sleaford Mareham

1

Sleaford Navigation

1

Sleaford Quarrington

1

Sleaford Westholme

1

Waddington West
The parish ward of Waddington West of the parish of Waddington
1

Article 4

SCHEDULE 2WARDS OF THE PARISH OF NORTH HYKEHAM: NAMES AND AREAS

(1)
(2)

Name of ward
Description of area

Forum
The North Hykeham Forum ward

Memorial
The North Hykeham Memorial ward

Mill
The North Hykeham Mill ward

Moor
The North Hykeham Moor ward

Witham
The North Hykeham Witham ward

Article 6

SCHEDULE 3WARDS OF THE PARISH OF SLEAFORD: NAMES AND AREAS

(1)
(2)

Name of ward
Description of area

Castle
The Sleaford Castle ward

Holdingham
The Sleaford Holdingham ward

Mareham
The Sleaford Mareham ward

Navigation
The Sleaford Navigation ward

Quarrington
The Sleaford Quarrington ward

Westholme
The Sleaford Westholme ward

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order gives effect to recommendations by the Local Government Commission for England and the North Kesteven District Council for boundary and electoral changes in the district of North Kesteven.
Article 2 makes changes to the boundaries of the parish of North Hykeham.
Article 3 abolishes all of the existing wards of the district and provides for the creation of 30 new wards. That article and Schedule 1 also make provision for the names and areas of, and numbers of councillors for, the new wards.
Articles 4 to 6 make electoral changes in the parishes of North Hykeham, Heckington and Sleaford.
The areas of the new district and parish wards are demarcated on the map described in article 1(3). Prints of the map may be inspected at all reasonable times at the offices of North Kesteven District Council and at the offices of the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions which are located at 2nd Floor, Ashdown House, 123 Victoria Street, London SW1E 6DE.


(1)
1992 c. 19.

(2)
1997 c. 29.

(3)
Section 17 is amended by section 39(4) and (5) of the Police and Magistrates' Courts Act 1994 (c. 29).

(4)
S.I. 1994/867, to which there are amendments not relevant to this Order.

(5)
See The District of North Kesteven (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1977 (S.I. 1977/1811).
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