ELECTIONS IN HARROW, 1894-2017
ELECTIONS IN HARROW, 1894-2017

Latest News and Forthcoming Elections

 

 

Parliamentary General Election

 

There will be a Parliamentary General Election on 8 June 2017.  The timetable is as follows:

 

Thursday 27 April: Parliament prorogued.

Tuesday 2 May: Final date that Parliament can sit.

Wednesday 3 May: Parliament dissolved.

(Thursday 4 May: Local elections.)

Thursday 11 May: Close of nominations.

Monday 22 May: Last day for registering to vote.

Tuesday 23 May: Last day for postal vote applications.

Wednesday 31 May: Last day for proxy vote applications.

Thursday 8 June: Polling day. Polls open 7 am until 10 pm.

 

 

Kenton East ward by-election

Following the death of Cllr Mitzi Green (Labour), a by-election was held in Kenton East ward on Thursday 20 April 2017.  The result was as follows:

 

HIRANI, Nitesh V.  (Conservative Party)        1,585    52.3%

PATEL, Nishit  (Labour Party)                       1,328    43.8%

CROFT, Annabel C.R.  (Liberal Democrats)         65      2.1%

CROSSMAN, Herbert W.  (UKIP)                        54      1.8%

 

Majority: 257 (8.5%)
Valid votes: 3,032
Spoilt papers: 18
Electorate: 8,307
Turnout: 36.7%

 

 

Roxbourne ward by-election

Following the death of Cllr Bob Currie (Labour), a by-election was held in Roxbourne ward on 9 March 2017. The result was as follows:

HENSON, Maxine M. (Labour Party)            1,554     62.8%
SINGH, Annabel N.L. (Conservative Party)     533     21.5%
AMUTHARASAN, Marshel (Liberal Democrats) 240       9.7%
CROSSMAN, Herbert W. (UKIP)                     148       6.0%


Majority: 1,021 (41.3%)
Valid votes: 2,475
Spoilt papers: 7
Electorate: 9,435
Turnout: 26.3%



The 2018 Review of Parliamentary Constituencies

The Boundary Commission for England is carrying out a review of boundaries for Parliamentary constituencies in England. This review is known as the '2018 Review' as their final report must be submitted to Parliament in September 2018. The Commission's initial proposals were published on 12 September 2016. The proposals involve a radical change in Harrow's representation as follows:

Harrow and Stanmore (77,624 electors) comprising:
The LB of Harrow wards: Canons, Greenhill, Harrow Weald, Hatch End, Headstone North, Headstone South, Marlborough, Stanmore Park, Wealdstone, West Harrow.


Kenton (73,722 electors) comprising:
The LB of Harrow wards: Belmont, Edgware, Kenton East, Kenton West, Queensbury.
The LB of Brent wards: Barnhill, Fryent, Kenton, Queensbury.


Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner (74,037 electors) comprising:
The LB of Harrow wards: Pinner, Pinner South, Rayners Lane.
The LB of Hillingdon wards: Cavendish, Eastcote and East Ruislip, Manor, Northwood, Northwood Hills, West Ruislip.


Wembley and Harrow on the Hill (77,515 electors) comprising:
The LB of Harrow wards: Harrow on the Hill, Roxbourne, Roxeth.
The LB of Brent wards: Alperton, Northwick Park, Preston, Sudbury, Tokyngton, Wembley Central.


The consultation period for these initial proposals ended on 5 December 2016. The Commission is currently organising and catologuing representations received before publishing them in spring 2017.