Boundary Review

The Boundary Review is looking at the size of constituencies across the country.

There have been a series of consultations on the review proposals and how the Isle of Wight would be split.

Originally, it was to the north and south, but later proposals split the Island East and West.

Below are articles relating to the Boundary Review.

Interactive map shows how 30 Isle of Wight council boundaries will change next May

The revised boundary map

There will be changes to 30 of the 39 Isle of Wight council boundaries and one councillor will lose their ward as it is disbanded. Details within

Friday, 31st July, 2020 4:48pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 14 readers' comments

Major changes to Isle of Wight council wards and names revealed

map of boundary changes

The boundaries of 30 Isle of Wight council wards (divisions) will change with the new recommendations from the Boundary Commission, as well as many name changes.

Tuesday, 4th June, 2019 7:47am

By Marcus Bowell with 4 readers' comments

Another chance to have your say on part of Isle of Wight boundary review

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Chair of the Commission says they "listened carefully" to all the views shared in the previous consultation and have made significant changes to the original recommendations in some parts of the Isle of Wight. Don't miss your chance

Tuesday, 5th March, 2019 12:01am

By Marcus Bowell

Isle of Wight council boundary changes: Last chance to have your say

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The Chair of the Boundary Commission Commission says this is the last chance for Isle of Wight residents to have their say on changes to division boundaries for all councillors on the Island.

Monday, 29th October, 2018 7:46am

By Marcus Bowell

Changes to how the Isle of Wight votes in National elections has just received its Final recommendation


The way the Isle of Wight votes in national elections will undergo a major change if this morning's Final recommendations by the Boundary Commission are accepted. Each proposal has seen changes.

Monday, 10th September, 2018 2:04pm

By Sally Perry with 14 readers' comments

New ward boundaries a ‘total dog’s breakfast’ says parish council chairman

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Cllr Steve Cowley believes there "has been no geographic, or historical or community plan in the way it has been done", adding that, "It’s been done purely on numbers".

Thursday, 6th September, 2018 10:44am

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 5 readers' comments

Government proposal to reduce number of Isle of Wight councillors

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The 10-week public consultation on the recommendations begins today and will end on 12 November 2018. It's open to anyone who wants to have their say on the proposed division boundaries and division names across Isle of Wight.

Tuesday, 4th September, 2018 7:00am

By Marcus Bowell with 2 readers' comments

Review of Isle of Wight council ward boundaries

IOW Existing Wards

This consultation is the first part of an electoral review which will re-draw Isle of Wight council ward boundaries. Your views will make a difference, says the commission chairman.

Wednesday, 2nd May, 2018 9:44am

By Marcus Bowell with 3 readers' comments

Constituency boundary updates published – Isle of Wight changes again

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The boundary line for the two Isle of Wight constituencies has changed since the last consultation. This will be the third and final chance to have your say.

Tuesday, 17th October, 2017 10:01pm

By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments

Revised proposals for MP constituency boundaries due next month

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The next set of boundary review proposals will be issued next month (October) and will be subject to an eight week consultation.

Wednesday, 13th September, 2017 2:24pm

By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments

Boundary Review: New consultation

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The second consultation is launched allowing residents to have their say on any changes and see other people's comments on the interactive map.

Tuesday, 28th February, 2017 9:28am

By Stefanie Preston with 12 readers' comments

No Isle of Wight hearing for Boundary change consultation (updated)

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The Isle of Wight is the only constituency to increase the number of MPs rather than reduce them in the boundary review. Despite five other hearings, the Island isn't getting one.

Wednesday, 12th October, 2016 1:58pm

By Sally Perry with 69 readers' comments