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Scottish Statutory Instruments

2006 No. 546

LOCAL GOVERNMENT

The Glasgow City (Electoral Arrangements) Order 2006

Made

14th November 2006

Coming into force

28th November 2006

The Scottish Ministers, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 17(2) of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973(1) and giving effect, with modifications, to proposals submitted to them on 27th July 2006 by the Boundary Commission under section 17(1) of that Act regarding electoral arrangements for the area of Glasgow City Council, hereby make the following Order:

Citation, commencement and application

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Glasgow City (Electoral Arrangements) Order 2006 and shall come into force on 28th November 2006.

(2) This Order shall apply only for the purposes of elections to be held after the date on which section 1 of the Local Governance (Scotland) Act 2004(2) comes into force.

Interpretation

2.  In this Order–

(a)a reference to an electoral ward is a reference to that electoral ward as constituted in this Order; and

(b)“the deposited data” means the data recorded on the DVD-ROM–

(i)entitled “Glasgow City (Electoral Arrangements) 2006”; and

(ii)deposited with the Scottish Ministers at their offices at Victoria Quay, Leith, Edinburgh EH6 6QQ.

Electoral arrangements

3.—(1) The area of Glasgow City Council shall be divided into 21 electoral wards.

(2) The number and name of an electoral ward is as specified in columns 1 and 2 respectively of the Schedule to this Order.

(3) The number of councillors to be returned for an electoral ward is as specified in the entry in column 3 of the Schedule to this Order corresponding to that electoral ward.

(4) The boundaries of the electoral wards are as described by the deposited data.

TOM McCABE

A member of the Scottish Executive

St Andrew’s House,

Edinburgh

14th November 2006

Article 3

SCHEDULEELECTORAL WARDS

Column 1Column 2Column 3
Number of electoral wardName of electoral wardNumber of councillors to be returned
1Linn4
2Newlands/Auldburn3
3Greater Pollok4
4Craigton4
5Govan4
6Pollokshields3
7Langside3
8Southside Central4
9Calton3
10Anderston/City4
11Hillhead4
12Partick West4
13Garscadden/Scotstounhill4
14Drumchapel/Anniesland4
15Maryhill/Kelvin4
16Canal4
17Springburn3
18East Centre4
19Shettleston4
20Baillieston4
21North East4

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order gives effect with minor modifications to proposals made by the Local Government Boundary Commission for Scotland for the future electoral arrangements for the area of Glasgow City Council. The area of Glasgow City Council is divided into 21 electoral wards as described in the Schedule to the Order. The proposals follow on the review of the whole of Scotland undertaken by the Commission under section 4(1) of the Local Governance (Scotland) Act 2004. The Order applies only for the purposes of elections held after the coming into force of section 1 of that Act.

The Order describes the boundaries of the new electoral wards by means of data stored on a DVD-ROM. Copies of the DVD-ROM are to be deposited with and maps of the boundaries of the electoral wards are available (in hard copy or on-line) from the Local Government Boundary Commission for Scotland and Glasgow City Council.

(1)

1973 c. 65. The functions of the Secretary of State transferred to the Scottish Ministers by virtue of section 53 of the Scotland Act 1998 (c. 46).

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