The District of Bolsover (Electoral Changes) Order 1999

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Published: 1999-09-27

Statutory Instruments
1999 No. 2691

LOCAL GOVERNMENT, ENGLAND
The District of Bolsover (Electoral Changes) Order 1999

Made
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 Bolsover 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 Bolsover (Electoral Changes) Order 1999.

(2) This Order shall come into force—

(a)for the purpose 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 Bolsover;

“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 Bolsover (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 Bolsover

2.—(1) The existing wards of the district(4) shall be abolished.

(2) The district shall be divided into twenty 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 similar geographical feature, it shall be treated as running along the centre line of the feature.

Wards of the parish of Clowne

3.  The parish of Clowne shall be divided into two 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 six.

Wards of the town of Old Bolsover

4.—(1) The existing wards of the town of Old Bolsover shall be abolished.

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

Wards of the parish of Pinxton

5.  The parish of Pinxton shall be divided into two parish wards which shall bear the names set out in column (1) of Schedule 4; 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 the number specified in respect of the parish ward in column (3) of that Schedule.

Wards of the parish of Scarcliffe

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

(2) The parish shall be divided into five parish wards which shall bear the names East, Langwith Junction, North, Recreation Road and South; and the wards shall comprise the areas designated on sheet 5 by reference to the names of the wards and demarcated by orange lines.

(3) The number of councillors to be elected for the South parish ward shall be four, for each of the East and North parish wards three, for the Langwith Juncton parish ward two, and for the Recreation Road parish ward one.

Wards of the town of Shirebrook

7.—(1) The existing wards of the town of Shirebrook shall be abolished.

(2) The town shall be divided into five town wards which shall bear the names set out in column (1) of Schedule 5; each town ward shall comprise the area of the district ward specified in respect of the town ward in column (2) of that Schedule, and the number of councillors to be elected for each town ward shall be the number specified in respect of the town ward in column (3) of that Schedule.

Wards of the parish of South Normanton

8.—(1) The existing wards of the parish of South Normanton shall be abolished.

(2) The parish shall be divided into two parish wards which shall bear the names set out in column (1) of Schedule 6; 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 seven.

Wards of the parish of Whitwell

9.  The parish of Whitwell shall be divided into two parish wards which shall bear the names set out in column (1) of Schedule 7; 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 the number specified in respect of the parish ward in column (3) of that Schedule.

Numbers of parish councillors

10.  The number of councillors to be elected for the parish wards of the parish of Blackwell shall be five for Newton, three for Blackwell and two each for Hilcote and Westhouses.

Revocation

11.  The District of Bolsover (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1978 is hereby revoked.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions

Beverley Hughes
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State,
Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions
27th September 1999

Article 2

SCHEDULE 1NAMES AND AREAS OF WARDS AND NUMBERS OF COUNCILLORS

(1)
(2)
(3)

Name of ward
Description of area
Number of councillors

Barlborough
The parish of Barlborough
2

Blackwell
The parish of Blackwell
2

Bolsover North West

2

Bolsover South

2

Bolsover West

2

Clowne North

2

Clowne South

2

Elmton-with-Creswell

3

Pinxton

2

Pleasley
The parishes of Glapwell and Pleasley
2

Scarcliffe

2

Shirebrook East

1

Shirebrook Langwith

1

Shirebrook North West

1

Shirebrook South East

1

Shirebrook South West

1

South Normanton East

2

South Normanton West

3

Tibshelf
The parishes of Ault Hucknall and Tibshelf
2

Whitwell

2

Article 3

SCHEDULE 2WARDS OF THE PARISH OF CLOWNE: NAMES AND AREAS OF WARDS

(1)
(2)

Name of ward
Area of ward

North
So much of the district ward of Clowne North as comprises part of the parish of Clowne

South
So much of the district ward of Clowne South as comprises part of the parish of Clowne

Article 4

SCHEDULE 3WARDS OF THE TOWN OF OLD BOLSOVER: NAMES AND AREAS OF WARDS

(1)
(2)

Name of ward
Area of ward

North West
So much of the district ward of Bolsover North West as comprises part of the town of Old Bolsover

South
So much of the district ward of Bolsover South as comprises part of the town of Old Bolsover

West
So much of the district ward of Bolsover West as comprises part of the town of Old Bolsover

Article 5

SCHEDULE 4WARDS OF THE PARISH OF PINXTON: NAMES AND AREAS OF WARDS AND NUMBERS OF COUNCILLORS

(1)
(2)
(3)

Name of ward
Area of ward
Number of councillors

Broadmeadows
So much of the district ward of South Normanton West as comprises part of the parish of Pinxton
3

Pinxton
So much of the district ward of Pinxton as comprises part of the parish of Pinxton
9

Article 7

SCHEDULE 5WARDS OF THE TOWN OF SHIREBROOK: NAMES AND AREAS OF WARDS AND NUMBERS OF COUNCILLORS

(1)
(2)
(3)

Name of ward
Area of ward
Number of councillors

East
So much of the district ward of Shirebrook East as comprises part of the town of Shirebrook
3

North
So much of the district ward of Shirebrook Langwith as comprises part of the town of Shirebrook
3

North West
So much of the district ward of Shirebrook North West as comprises part of the town of Shirebrook
3

South East
So much of the district ward of Shirebrook South East as comprises part of the town of Shirebrook
4

South West
So much of the district ward of Shirebrook South West as comprises part of the town of Shirebrook
3

Article 8

SCHEDULE 6WARDS OF THE PARISH OF SOUTH NORMANTON: NAMES AND AREAS OF WARDS

(1)
(2)

Name of ward
Area of ward

East
So much of the district ward of South Normanton East as comprises part of the parish of South Normanton

West
So much of the district ward of South Normanton West as comprises part of the parish of South Normanton

Article 9

SCHEDULE 7WARDS OF THE PARISH OF WHITWELL: NAMES AND AREAS OF WARDS AND NUMBERS OF COUNCILLORS

(1)
(2)
(3)

Name of ward
Area of ward
Number of councillors

Hodthorpe
So much of the district ward of Elmton-with-Creswell as comprises part of the parish of Whitwell
2

Whitwell
So much of the district ward of Whitwell as comprises part of the parish of Whitwell
8

Explanatory Note

(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 Bolsover. 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 20 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 9 make electoral changes in the parishes of Clowne, Old Bolsover, Pinxton, Scarcliffe, Shirebrook, South Normanton and Whitwell.
Article 10 makes provision for the number of councillors to be elected for the wards of the parish of Blackwell.
Article 11 revokes the District of Bolsover (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1978.
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 Bolsover 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.


(1)
1992 c. 19.

(2)
Section 17 is amended by section 39(4) and (5) of the Police and Magistrates' Courts Act 1994 (c. 29).

(3)
S.I. 1994/867, to which there are amendments not relevant to this Order.

(4)
See the District of Bolsover (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1978 (S.I. 1978/1494).
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