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Fifth Electoral Review - Na h-Eileanan an Iar

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Our Fifth Statutory Review of Electoral Arrangements: Final Recommendations for Na h-Eileanan an Iar Council area presents an electoral arrangement of 26 councillors representing 6 3-member wards and 2 4-member wards, reducing councillor numbers in the area by 5.

Our Report and Final Recommendations to Scottish Ministers can be downloaded here: File icon (8.0 MB)

On 14 September 2016 Scottish Ministers decided not to accept our recommendations for Na h-Eileanan an Iar Council area, see Scottish Government news release.

Final Recommendations Maps: Council area | ward 1 | ward 2 | ward 3 | ward 4 | ward 5 | ward 6 | ward 7 | ward 8

ward no.

ward name

councillors

electorate Sept 13

actual variation from parity

forecast electorate

forecast variation from parity

1

Barraigh, Bhatarsaigh, Eirisgeigh agus Uibhist a Deas

3

2,541

0%

2,490

0%

2

Beinn na Foghla agus Uibhist a Tuath

3

2,394

-6%

2,297

-7%

3

Na Hearadh, Sgìre nan Loch, Uig agus Beàrnaraigh

4

3,585

6%

3,522

6%

4

Sgìre an Rubha agus Sanndabhaig

3

2,423

-5%

2,356

-5%

5

Steòrnabhagh a Deas

3

2,707

7%

2,804

13%

6

Steòrnabhagh a Tuath

3

2,905

14%

2,797

13%

7

Loch a Tuath

3

2,094

-17%

2,026

-18%

8

Nis, An Taobh Siar agus Càrlabhagh

4

3,340

-1%

3,216

-3%

 

Totals

26

21,989

7%

21,508

8%

 

In 2014 we consulted with councils and the public on our proposals for councillor numbers. You can view the Comhairle response to our proposals and responses to our public consultation can be viewed below. Representations have been redacted in accordance with our privacy policy.  Public consultation: ID 301 | ID 303 | ID 355 | ID 356 | ID 376.  Responses for all 32 council areas can be seen here: ID 399 | ID 431.

In 2015 we consulted with councils and the public on our proposals for wards. You can view the Comhairle response to our proposals and responses to our public consultation can be viewed below. Representations have been redacted in accordance with our privacy policy. Public consultation: ID 707 | ID 1079 | ID 1463 | ID 1621 | ID 1715 | ID 1805 | ID 1807 | ID 2019 | ID 2057 | ID 2066 | ID 2329 | ID 2364 | ID 2374 | ID 2478 | ID 2987 | ID 3317 | ID 3551 | ID 3581 | ID 3637 | ID 3638 | ID 3678 | ID 3774 | ID 3784 | ID 3927. Responses for all 32 council areas can be seen here: ID 4164 | ID 4217 | ID 4218.

More information

There is more information on the review on the Resources section and elsewhere on this website: you can follow the links above to different sections. The Guidance Booklet for this review contains a summary of the whole process.

Electorate

Details of the electorate for each council area used for this review is available on the Resources page.

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