General Election 2019 postal votes

Garry Richardson made this Freedom of Information request to Blackpool Borough Council

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Dear Blackpool Borough Council,

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I am writing to respectfully request the following information:

i) Can you please confirm the number of postal votes issued in the 2019 General Election.

ii) Can you please confirm the breakdown into the two constituencies: Blackpool North & Cleveleys and Blackpool South.

iii) Can you please confirm the breakdown into the individual wards for both constituencies.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Yours faithfully,

Garry Richardson

FOI, Blackpool Borough Council

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FOI, Blackpool Borough Council

Dear Garry Richardson

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 – INFORMATION REQUEST

Thank you for your request for information that we received on 11/12/2019. Your request is being dealt with under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

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Information Governance Team
Governance and Partnerships | Blackpool Council |Number One| Bickerstaffe Square |Talbot Road |Blackpool |FY1 3AH

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FOI, Blackpool Borough Council

Dear Garry Richardson

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 – INFORMATION REQUEST

I am writing to confirm that we have now completed our search for the information you requested on 11/12/2019.

A copy of the information you requested is shown below against the questions you raised.

i) Can you please confirm the number of postal votes issued in the 2019 General Election.
30,306

ii) Can you please confirm the breakdown into the two constituencies: Blackpool North & Cleveleys and Blackpool South.
Blackpool North and Cleveleys – 16,769
Blackpool South - 13,537

iii) Can you please confirm the breakdown into the individual wards for both constituencies.
Blackpool North and Cleveleys
Anchorsholme 1485
Norbreck 1513
Bispham 1425
Warbreck 1180
Claremont 904
Ingthorpe 1420
Greenlands 1338
Park 1155
Layton 1238
Wyre Borough Council take in area that forms Blackpool North and Cleveleys 5111


Blackpool South
Talbot 886
Brunswick 873
Bloomfield 684
Waterloo 1069
Squires Gate 1240
Tyldesley 1193
Victoria 982
Hawes Side 1189
Highfield 1472
Marton 1262
Clifton 1277
Stanley 1410

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Kind Regards

Information Governance Team
Governance and Partnerships | Blackpool Council |Number One| Bickerstaffe Square |Talbot Road |Blackpool |FY1 3AH

Post to: Blackpool Council | PO Box 4 | Blackpool | FY1 1NA
T: 01253 477477
E: [email address]

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