The Parliamentary Constituencies (England) (Miscellaneous Changes) Order 1998

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Published: 1998-12-16

Whereas in pursuance of section 3(3) of the Parliamentary Constituencies Act 1986(1) the Boundary Commission for England have submitted to the Secretary of State a report dated 26th June 1998 with respect to the areas comprised in certain constituencies in England and showing the constituencies into which they recommend, in accordance with that Act, that the areas should be divided;
And whereas the Secretary of State has laid the report before Parliament together with the draft of this Order in Council to give effect to the recommendations contained in the report and each House of Parliament has by resolution approved that draft;

Now, therefore, Her Majesty, in pursuance of section 4 of that Act, is pleased, by and with the advice of Her Privy Council, to order, and it is hereby ordered, as follows:–

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Parliamentary Constituencies (England) (Miscellaneous Changes) Order 1998.

(2) In this Order “the 1995 Order” means the Parliamentary Constituencies (England) Order 1995(2).

(3) Subject to section 4(6) of the Parliamentary Constituencies Act 1986, this Order shall come into force on the fourteenth day after the day on which it is made.

2.  For the constituencies of Carshalton and Wallington, Croydon North, Epsom and Ewell, Esher and Walton, Kingston and Surbiton, Mitcham and Morden, Mole Valley and Sutton and Cheam, as constituted by the Schedule to the 1995 Order (and described by reference to local government areas as they existed on 1st June 1994), there shall be substituted the constituencies which–

(a)are named in the left-hand column of Part I of the Schedule to this Order;

(b)are designated in that column as either borough or county constituencies; and

(c)comprise the areas set out in the right-hand column of that Part (which are local government areas as they existed on 1st April 1995).

3.  For the constituencies of Beaconsfield, Runnymede and Weybridge, Spelthorne and Windsor, as constituted by the Schedule to the 1995 Order (and described by reference to local government areas as they existed on 1st June 1994), there shall be substituted the constituencies which–

(a)are named in the left-hand column of Part II of the Schedule to this Order;

(b)are designated in that column as either borough or county constituencies; and

(c)comprise the areas set out in the right-hand column of that Part (which are local government areas as they existed on 1st April 1997).

4.  For the constituencies of Ealing, Acton and Shepherd’s Bush, Hammersmith and Fulham, Kensington and Chelsea and Regent’s Park and Kensington North, as constituted by the Schedule to the 1995 Order (and described by reference to local government areas as they existed on 1st June 1994), there shall be substituted the constituencies which–

(a)are named in the left-hand column of Part III of the Schedule to this Order;

(b)are designated in that column as borough constituencies; and

(c)comprise the areas set out in the right-hand column of that Part (which are local government areas as they existed on 1st April 1996).

5.  Each electoral registration officer for the constituencies referred to in this Order shall make such re-arrangement or adaptation of the registers of parliamentary electors as may be necessary to give effect to this Order.

A.K.Galloway
Clerk of the Privy Council

SCHEDULENEW CONSTITUENCIES

Name and designation
Composition

PART I

Carshalton and Wallington (borough constituency)

The following wards of the London Borough of Sutton, namely, Beddington North, Beddington South, Carshalton Beeches, Carshalton Central, Carshalton North, Clockhouse, St. Helier North, St. Helier South, Wallington North, Wallington South, Wandle Valley, Woodcote and Wrythe Green.

Croydon North (borough constituency)

The following wards of the London Borough of Croydon, namely, Bensham Manor, Beulah, Broad Green, Norbury, South Norwood, Thornton Heath, Upper Norwood, West Thornton and Whitehorse Manor.

Epsom and Ewell (borough constituency)

(i)The Borough of Epsom and Ewell;

(ii)the Ashtead Common, Ashtead Park and Ashtead Village wards of the District of Mole Valley; and

(iii)the Nork, Preston and Tattenhams wards of the Borough of Reigate and Banstead.

Esher and Walton (borough constituency)

The following wards of the Borough of Elmbridge, namely, Claygate, Cobham and Downside, Cobham Fairmile, Esher, Hersham North, Hersham South, Hinchley Wood, Long Ditton, Molesey East, Molesey North, Molesey South, Oxshott and Stoke D'Abernon, Thames Ditton, Walton Ambleside, Walton Central, Walton North, Walton South and Weston Green.

Kingston and Surbiton (borough constituency)

The following wards of the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames, namely, Berrylands, Burlington, Chessington North, Chessington South, Grove, Hook, Malden Manor, Norbiton, Norbiton Park, St. James, St. Mark's, Surbiton Hill, Tolworth East, Tolworth South and Tolworth West.

Mitcham and Morden (borough constituency)

The following wards of the London Borough of Merton, namely, Colliers Wood, Figge’s Marsh, Graveney, Lavender, Longthornton, Lower Morden, Phipps Bridge, Pollards Hill, Ravensbury and St. Helier.

Mole Valley (county constituency)

(i)The following wards of the Borough of Guildford, namely, Clandon and Horsley, Effingham, Lovelace, Send and Tillingbourne; and

(ii)all of the wards of the District of Mole Valley except the Ashtead Common, Ashtead Park and Ashtead Village wards.

Sutton and Cheam (borough constituency)

The following wards of the London Borough of Sutton and Cheam, namely, Belmont, Cheam South, Cheam West, North Cheam, Rosehill, Sutton Central, Sutton Common, Sutton East, Sutton South, Sutton West, Worcester Park North and Worcester Park South.

PART II

Beaconsfield (county constituency)

(i)The District of South Bucks; and

(ii)the following wards of the District of Wycombe, namely, Bourne End-cum-Hedsor, Flackwell Heath, Little Marlow, Loudwater, The Wooburns and Tylers Green.

Runnymede and Weybridge (county constituency)

(i)The following wards of the Borough of Elmbridge, namely, Oatlands Park, St. George’s Hill, Weybridge North and Weybridge South; and

(ii)the Borough of Runnymede.

Spelthorne (borough constituency)

The Borough of Spelthorne.

Windsor (county constituency)

(i)The following wards of the Borough of Bracknell Forest, namely, Ascot, Cranbourne and St. Mary's;

(ii)the following wards of the Borough of Slough, namely, Colnbrook and Poyle and Foxborough; and

(iii)the following wards of the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, namely, Bray, Castle, Clewer North, Clewer South, Datchet, Eton North and South, Eton West, Horton and Wraysbury, Old Windsor, Park, Sunningdale and South Ascot, Sunninghill and Trinity.

PART III

Ealing, Acton and Shepherd’s Bush (borough constituency)

(i)The following wards of the London Borough of Ealing, namely, Hangar Lane, Heathfield, Southfield, Springfield, Vale and Victoria; and

(ii)the following wards of the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, namely, College Park and Old Oak, Coningham, Starch Green, White City and Shepherd’s Bush and Wormholt.

Hammersmith and Fulham (borough constituency)

The following wards of the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, namely, Addison, Avonmore, Broadway, Brook Green, Colehill, Crabtree, Eel Brook, Gibbs Green, Grove, Margravine, Normand, Palace, Ravenscourt, Sands End, Sherbrooke, Sulivan, Town and Walham.

Kensington and Chelsea (borough constituency)

The following wards of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, namely, Abingdon, Brompton, Campden, Cheyne, Church, Courtfield, Earls Court, Hans Town, Holland, Norland, North Stanley, Pembridge, Queen’s Gate, Redcliffe, Royal Hospital and South Stanley.

Regent’s Park and North Kensington (borough constituency)

(i)The following wards of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, namely, Avondale, Colville, Golborne, Kelfield and St. Charles; and

(ii)the following wards of the City of Westminster, namely, Church Street, Hamilton Terrace, Harrow Road, Little Venice, Lords, Maida Vale, Queen’s Park, Regent’s Park and Westbourne.

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order gives effect without modification to the recommendations contained in the report of the Boundary Commission for England dated 26th June 1998. The report contains proposals for changes to the areas of certain parliamentary constituencies where local government area changes which took effect after 1st June 1994 resulted in inconsistencies between local government boundaries and the parliamentary constituencies constituted by the Parliamentary Constituencies (England) Order 1995.
By virtue of section 4(6) of the Parliamentary Constituencies Act 1986, the coming into force of this Order does not affect any parliamentary election until a proclamation is issued by Her Majesty summoning a new Parliament.


(1)
1986 c. 56.

(2)
S.I. 1995/1626.
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