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The 2018 Review of Parliamentary Constituencies: Revised Proposals published
Following the result of the General Election held in June 2017 there has been widespread speculation that the Review may be abondoned or voted down in Parliament. However, the work of the Commission has continued and on 17 October 2017 they published their revised proposals for Parliamentary boundaries: this included major changes to their intial plans for Harrow which would now be covered by three, rather than four, constituencies (in whole or in part) as follows:
Harrow North (77,308 electors) comprising:
The LB of Harrow wards: Belmont, Canons, Harrow Weald, Headstone North, Headstone South, Marlborough, Rayners Lane, Stanmore Park, Wealdstone, West Harrow.
Harrow South and Kenton (78,246 electors) comprising:
The LB of Harrow wards: Edgware, Greenhill, Harrow on the Hill, Kenton East, Kenton West, Queensbury, Roxbourne, Roxeth.
The LB of Brent wards: Kenton, Queensbury.
Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner (71,331 electors) comprising:
The LB of Harrow wards: Hatch End, Pinner, Pinner South.
The LB of Hillingdon wards: Eastcote and East Ruislip, Harefield, Ickenham, Northwood, Northwood Hills, West Ruislip.
The Commission's conultation on their revised proposals closed 11 December 2017; their final proposals will be published in September 2018.
London Borough Elections, 2018
The next election of London Borough councillors will take place on Thursday 3 May 2018.
Parliamentary General Election, 8 June 2017
Electors: 71,755; Ballot papers issued: 50,993; T'out: 71.07%
Robert J. BLACKMAN Conservative Party 25,129 49.4%
Navin F. SHAH Labour Party 23,372 46.0%
Adam S. BERNARD Liberal Democrats 1,573 3.1%
Emma J. WALLACE Green Party 771 1.5%
Total Votes: 50,845
Spoilt Ballot Papers: 142
Majority: 1,757 (3.4%)
Electors: 69,797; Ballot papers issued: 50,486; T'out: 72.33%
Gareth R. THOMAS Labour and Co-op 30,640 60.8%
Hannah M. DAVID Conservative Party 17,326 34.4%
Christopher D. NOYCE Liberal Democrats 1,267 2.5%
Rowan N.C. LANGLEY Green Party 652 1.3%
Rathy ALAGARATNAM UKIP 470 0.9%
Total Votes: 50,355
Spoilt Ballot Papers: 128
Majority: 13,314 (26.4%)
Labour and Co-operative HOLD
Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner
Electors: 73,427; Ballot papers issued: 53,528; T'out: 72.83%
Nicholas R. HURD Conservative Party 30,555 57.2%
Rebecca A-M. LURY Labour Party 16,575 31.0%
Alexander M. CUNLIFFE Liberal Democrats 3,813 7.1%
Sarah C. GREEN Green Party 1,268 2.4%
Richard W.M. BRAINE UKIP 1,171 2.2%
Total Votes: 53,382
Spoilt Ballot Papers: 146
Majority: 13,980 (26.2%)