1998 No. 2335
LOCAL GOVERNMENT, ENGLAND AND WALES
The District of East Lindsey (Electoral Changes) Order 1998
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 East Lindsey together with its recommendations:
And whereas the Secretary of State has decided to give effect to those recommendations:
Now, therefore, the Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by sections 17(2) and 26 of the Local Government Act 1992, 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 East Lindsey (Electoral Changes) Order 1998.
(2) This Order shall come into force for all purposes on 6th May 1999, except that for the purpose of all proceedings preliminary or relating to an election to be held on or after that date this Order shall come into force on 10th October 1998.
(3) In this Order—
“the district” means the district of East Lindsey;
“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 East Lindsey (Electoral Changes) Order 1998”, and deposited in accordance with regulation 27 of the Local Government Changes for England Regulations 1994(3).
Wards of East Lindsey
2.—(1) The existing wards of the district(4) shall be abolished.
(2) The district shall be divided into forty eight 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, 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 Louth
3.—(1) The existing wards of the parish of Louth shall be abolished.
(2) The parish shall be divided into seven parish wards which shall bear the names North Holme, Priory, St James', St Margaret's, St Mary's, St Michael’s and Trinity and each parish ward shall comprise the area of the ward of the district bearing the same name.
(3) The number of councillors to be elected for each parish ward shall be three.
Wards of the parish of Mablethorpe and Sutton
4.—(1) The existing wards of the parish of Mablethorpe and Sutton 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 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 three.
Wards of the parish of Skegness
5.—(1) The existing wards of the parish of Skegness shall be abolished.
(2) The parish shall be divided into four parish wards which shall bear the names St Clement's, Seacroft, Scarbrough and Winthorpe and each parish ward shall comprise the area of the ward of the district bearing the same name.
(3) The number of councillors to be elected for each parish ward shall be five.
Wards of the parish of Belchford and Fulletby
6. The number of councillors to be elected for the Belchford and Fulletby parish wards shall be seven and three respectively.
7. The District of East Lindsey (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1979 is hereby revoked.
Signed by authority of the Secretary of State.
Minister of State,Department of the Environment,Transport and the Regions
21st September 1998
SCHEDULE 1District of East Lindsey: Names and Areas of Wards and Numbers of Councillors
Name of ward
Area of ward
Number of councillors
The parishes of Alford, Bilsby, Farlesthorpe, Huttoft, Markby and Rigsby with Ailby
The parishes of Binbrook, Brackenborough with Little Grimsby, Calcethorpe with Kelstern, Fotherby, North Ormsby, Utterby and Wyham cum Cadeby
Burgh le Marsh
The parish of Burgh le Marsh
Chapel St Leonards
The parishes of Anderby, Chapel St Leonards and Hogsthorpe
Coningsby and Tattershall
The parishes of Coningsby, Tattershall and Tattershall Thorpe
The parishes of Bratoft, Croft, Firsby, Great Steeping, Irby in the Marsh, Little Steeping, and Thorpe St Peter
The parishes of Carrington, Frithville, Langriville, Thornton le Fen, West Fen and Westville
The parishes of Grimoldby, Manby, North Cockerington and South Cockerington
The parishes of Bolingbroke, East Keal, East Kirkby, Halton Holegate, Toynton All Saints, Toynton St Peter and West Keal
Holton le Clay
The parish of Holton le Clay
The parishes of Horncastle and Thimbleby
The parishes of Ashby with Scremby, Aswardby, Brinkhill, Dalby, Harrington, Haugh, Hundleby, Langton by Spilsby, Mavis Enderby, Partney, Raithby, Sausthorpe, Skendleby, South Ormsby cum Ketsby, South Thoresby, Swaby and Ulceby with Fordington
The parishes of Addlethorpe and Ingoldmells
The parishes of Burwell, Elkington, Hallington, Haugham, Keddington, Legbourne, Little Cawthorpe, Maidenwell, Muckton, Raithby cum Maltby, Stewton, Tathwell, Walmsgate, Welton le Wold and Withcall
The parishes of Asterby, Benniworth, Burgh on Bain, Donington on Bain, Gayton le Wold, Goulceby, Hainton, Ludford, Market Stainton, Ranby, Scamblesby, Sotby, South Willingham and Stenigot
Mareham le Fen
The parishes of Claxby with Moorby, Mareham le Fen, Revesby, Tumby, Wildmore and Wood Enderby
The parishes of Alvingham, Conisholme, Covenham St Bartholomew, Covenham St Mary, Grainthorpe, Marshchapel and Yarburgh
The parishes of North Somercotes and South Somercotes
The parishes of Fulstow, Grainsby, Ludborough, North Thoresby and Waithe
The parishes of Baumber, Bucknall, Edlington with Wispington, Gautby, Great Sturton, Haltham, Horsington, Langton, Minting, Roughton, Stixwould and Woodhall, Tupholme and Waddingworth
The parish of Sibsey
Skidbrooke with Saltfleet Haven
The parishes of Great Carlton, Little Carlton, Saltfleetby All Saints, Saltfleetby St Clement, Saltfleetby St Peter, Skidbrooke with Saltfleet Haven, Theddlethorpe All Saints and Theddlethorpe St Helen
The parish of Spilsby
The parishes of Eastville, Midville, New Leake, Stickford and Stickney
Sutton on Sea North
Sutton on Sea South
The parishes of Belchford, Fulletby, Greetham with Somersby, Hagworthingham, Hameringham, Hemingby, High Toynton, Low Toynton, Lusby with Winceby, Mareham on the Hill, Scrivelsby, Tetford and West Ashby
The parishes of North Coates and Tetney
Trusthorpe and Mablethorpe South
Wainfleet and Friskney
The parishes of Friskney, Wainfleet All Saints and Wainfleet St Mary
Willoughby with Sloothby
The parishes of Candlesby with Gunby, Claxby St Andrew, Cumberworth, Mumby Orby, Well, Welton le Marsh and Willoughby with Sloothby,
Withern with Stain
The parishes of Aby with Greenfield, Authorpe, Beesby with Saleby, Belleau, Claythorpe, Gayton le Marsh, Hannah cum Hagnaby, Maltby le Marsh, Reston, Strubby with Woodthorpe and Withern with Stain
The parishes of Kirkby on Bain and Woodhall Spa
The parishes of East Barkwith, Hatton, Langton by Wragby, West Barkwith, West Torrington and Wragby
SCHEDULE 2WARDS OF THE PARISH OF MABLETHORPE AND SUTTON:NAMES AND AREAS
Name of Ward
Description of area
The Mablethorpe Central district ward
The Mablethorpe East district ward
The Mablethorpe North district ward
Trusthorpe and Mablethorpe
The Trusthorpe and Mablethorpe South district ward
The Sutton-on-Sea North district ward
The Sutton-on-Sea South district ward
(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order gives effect to recommendations by the Local Government Commission for England for electoral changes in the district of East Lindsey.
Article 2 abolishes all of the existing wards of the district and provides for the creation of 48 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 3 to 6 make electoral changes in the parishes of Louth, Mablethorpe and Sutton, Skegness and Belchford and Fulletby.
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 East Lindsey 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.
1992 c. 19.
Section 17 is amended by section 39(4) and (5) of the Police and Magistrates' Courts Act 1994 (c. 29).
S.I. 1994/867 to which these are amendments not relevant to this Order.
See The District of East Lindsey (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1979 (S.I. 1979/1415).