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Boundary Commission for Wales

Volume 716: debated on Tuesday 5 January 2010


My right honourable friend theĀ Minister of State, Ministry of JusticeĀ (Michael Wills) has made the following Written Ministerial Statement.

I should like to inform honourable Members that the Secretary of State for Justice has received notice in writing from the Boundary Commission for Wales of the commencement of an interim review. The review will be of the boundaries of the parliamentary constituencies of Brecon and Radnorshire CC and Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney CC and will be based upon the number of electors on the electoral register at 21 December 2009. The review will include consideration of proposals for the Assembly constituencies and electoral regions as required by the Government of Wales Act 1998.