The Boundary Commission for Northern Ireland

Welcome to the Home page of the (Parliamentary) Boundary Commission for Northern Ireland

Background

The Boundary Commission for Northern Ireland is an independent and impartial public body, which reviews all UK Parliament constituency boundaries in Northern Ireland according to rules established by the Parliamentary Constituencies Act 1986 (as amended). There are separate Commissions to review UK Parliament constituencies in England, Scotland and Wales.

On the 24 February 2016, the Boundary Commission for Northern Ireland announced the commencement of the 2018 Review of Parliamentary Constituencies. This website will be kept updated as the Review progresses.

Consultation on our Revised Proposals has now ended

The Commission's third and final consultation stage of the 2018 Review ended on 26th March 2018. Thank you to everyone who contributed to the consultation. 

What happens next?

The Commission will now consider all responses received before submitting Final Recommendations to the Secretary of State during September 2018. The House of Commons Library has produced a useful insight into the process following submission of the Final Recommendations to Government.

More information on the 2018 Review process can be found on our 2018 Review page.