Frequently asked questions
Why has work on the 2013 Review ended now before submission of the final report?
In January 2013, Parliament voted to end work on the 2013 Review, postponing the report of a first Review under the new statutory rules until 2018. The reasons for this decision were set out during the debates on the relevant amendment to the (then) Electoral Registration and Administration Bill. Those debates can be read in the Official Record on the Parliament website (www.parliament.uk), the relevant dates being 14 January 2013 for the House of Lords and 29 January 2013 for the House of Commons.
How much has been spent on the 2013 Review?
As at the end of December 2012, the 2013 Review had cost the Boundary Commission for England