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North West England

North West boundary proposals round-up

November 24, 2011

To round off my series of posts on the impact of the Boundary Commission’s proposals for North West England, this is a summary piece that links all the others.  You can find the posts on individual counties here: Cheshire and Wirral Cumbria (updated projections here) Greater Manchester Lancashire Merseyside(excluding Wirral) Before we look at the changes, […]

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Cumbria Boundaries revisited…

November 22, 2011

Ah-humm.  An apology! Earlier this month, I posted apiece on the Boundary Commission’s proposals for Cumbria, setting out these in some detail and then trying to calculate what the 2010 election results would have been on these boundaries.  A Brown commented that the figures for Kendal and Penrith looked a little odd, so I’ve re-run the […]

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Boundary Commission Loses The Plot In Cheshire

November 21, 2011

In recent weeks, I have been posting a series on the impact of the proposed parliamentary boundary changes in the North West.  I’ve covered Cumbria, Lancashire, Greater Manchester and Merseyside north of the Mersey to date, leaving Cheshire and the Wirral, the subject of this post.  I’ll follow this all up with a summary post soon so you don’t […]

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Making Sense Of The Merseyside Mash-Up

November 14, 2011

Regular readers will know that I’m doing a series on the proposed boundary changes for the parliamentary constituencies in the North West at the moment.  Having previously covered Cumbria, Lancashire and Greater Manchester, it is now the turn of Merseyside. Or part of Merseyside, anyway.  The Boundary Commission decided that they did not want a Merseyside […]

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Who Will the Boundary Commission Step On in Manchester?

November 11, 2011

My third post looking at the proposed constituency boundary changes in the North West, following those on Cumbria and Lancashire, focuses in on Greater Manchester. Greater Manchester appears to have got off quite lightly over all, reducing from its current 27 seats to 26, although this has entailed importing neighbouring areas in to make up the […]

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Red Rise County? Lancashire Boundary Changes Could Help Labour

November 6, 2011

For my second post looking at the proposed boundary changes for the Parliamentary constituencies in the North West, I’m taking a look at Lancashire, a county with more than its fair share of marginals. Labour had a truly awful election in the Red Rose county last year.  In total, Labour fell from twelve MPs to six in the […]

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Steep Hill For Labour To Climb in Cumbria

November 5, 2011

Regular readers will recall that I have written two posts previously on the Boundary Commission proposals: one on London and another on Northern Ireland. This is the first instalment of the third of the series, covering the North West. I’ve broken it down into the five sub-regions used by the Boundary Commission (Cumbria, Lancashire, Greater […]

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