1999 No. 2693
LOCAL GOVERNMENT, ENGLAND
The District of Derbyshire Dales (Electoral Changes) Order 1999
27th September 1999
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 November 1998 on its review of the district of Derbyshire Dales 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 Derbyshire Dales (Electoral Changes) Order 1999.
(2) This Order shall come into force—
(a)for the purposes of proceedings preliminary or relating to any election to be held on 1st May 2003, on 10th October 2002;
(b)for all other purposes, on 1st May 2003.
(3) In this Order—
“district” means the district of Derbyshire Dales;
“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 Derbyshire Dales (Electoral Changes) Order 1999”, and deposited in accordance with regulation 27 of the Local Government Changes for England Regulations 1994(3); and
any reference to a numbered sheet is a reference to the sheet of the map which bears that number.
Wards of Derbyshire Dales
2.—(1) The existing wards of the district(4) shall be abolished.
(2) The district shall be divided into twenty-five wards which shall bear the names set out in column (1) of the Schedule.
(3) The wards shall comprise the areas described in column (2) of the Schedule by reference to parishes, or parish wards, 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 the Schedule.
(4) Where a boundary is shown on the map as running along a road, railway line, footway, waterway or similar geographical feature, it shall be treated as running along the centre line of the feature.
Wards of the town of Ashbourne
3.—(1) The town of Ashbourne shall be divided into four town wards which shall bear the names Belle Vue, Hilltop, Parkside and St Oswalds; and the wards shall comprise the areas designated on sheet 2 by reference to the names of the wards and demarcated by orange lines.
(2) The number of councillors to be elected for the Hilltop town ward shall be four and for each of the Belle Vue, Parkside and St Oswalds town wards shall be three.
4. The District of West Derbyshire (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1977 is hereby revoked.
Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State,
Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions
27th September 1999
SCHEDULENAMES AND AREAS OF WARDS AND NUMBERS OF COUNCILLORS
Name of ward
Description of area
The parishes of Ashford in the Water, Bakewell, Nether Haddon, Over Haddon and Sheldon
The parishes of Bradwell, Foolow, Great Hucklow, Grindlow, Hazelbadge and Little Hucklow
The parishes of Brailsford, Hollington, Longford and Mercaston
The parishes of Calver, Curbar, Froggatt and Stoney Middleton
The parishes of Aldwark, Atlow, Ballidon, Bradbourne, Brassington, Carsington, Hognaston, Hopton, Ible, Ivonbrook Grange and Kniveton
The parishes of Baslow and Bubnell, Beeley, Chatsworth, Edensor and Pilsley
Clifton and Bradley
The parishes of Bradley, Clifton and Compton, Edlaston and Wyaston, Osmaston, Shirley, Snelston and Yeldersley
The parish of Darley Dale
Dovedale and Parwich
The parishes of Eaton and Alsop, Fenny Bentley, Hartington Nether Quarter, Lea Hall, Mappleton, Newton Grange, Parwich, Tissington and Thorpe
Doveridge and Sudbury
The parishes of Doveridge and Sudbury
The parishes of Blackwell in the Peak, Brushfield, Chelmorton, Flagg, Hartington Middle Quarter, Hartington Town Quarter and Taddington
Hathersage and Eyam
The parishes of Abney and Abney Grange, Eyam, Grindleford, Hathersage, Highlow, Offerton and Outseats
The parishes of Biggin by Hulland, Callow, Hulland, Hulland Ward and Kirk Ireton
Lathkill and Bradford
The parishes of Harthill, Middleton and Smerrill, Monyash and Youlgreave
Litton and Longstone
The parishes of Great Longstone, Hassop, Little Longstone, Litton, Rowland and Wardlow
The parishes of Bonsall, Cromford and Matlock Bath
Matlock All Saints
The parish wards of Dimple Road East, Dimple Road West and South of the River, and North of Jackson Road of the parish of Matlock
Matlock St Giles
The parish of Tansley and the parish wards of Chesterfield Road East, Hurst Farm Road, Matlock Green and Starkholmes and Riber of the parish of Matlock
The parishes of Alkmonton, Boylestone, Cubley, Hungry Bentley, Marston Montgomery, Norbury and Roston, Rodsley, Somersal Herbert and Yeaveley
The parishes of Birchover, Northwood and Tinkersley, Rowsley and Stanton in Peak
The parishes of Tideswell and Wheston
Winster and SouthDarley
The parishes of Elton, Gratton, South Darley and Winster
The parishes of Middleton and Wirksworth
(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 Derbyshire Dales. The changes have effect in relation to local government elections to be held on and after 1st May 2003.
Article 2 abolishes all of the existing wards of the district and provides for the creation of 25 new wards. That article and the Schedule also make provision for the names and areas of, and numbers of councillors for, the new wards.
Article 3 makes electoral changes in the town of Ashbourne.
Article 4 revokes the District of West Derbyshire (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1977.
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 Derbyshire Dales District Council and at the offices of the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, 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 there are amendments not relevant to this Order.
See the District of West Derbyshire (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1977 (S.I. 1977/437).