Whilst the vast majority of decisions are taken under the government's electoral mandate, referenda are occasionally held as a result of a government party's manifesto commitment, on matters of constitutional importance, or where there is significant public demand.
Referenda held in Medway
The following referenda have taken place in Medway:
To view the results for each referendum, click on the referendum date above.
The Local Government Boundary Commission for England are currently reviewing Medway's ward boundaries. The new boundaries are expected to increase the number of councillors in Medway from 55 to 59 and will be introduced for the next elections to Medway council in 2023. They have launched a public consultation for residents and organisations in Medway to help them decide where the boundaries should be drawn. The consultation is open until 2 March 2020, with draft recommendations due to be published in June 2020. You can have your say on the new boundaries by clicking the button below, which will take you to the Local Government Boundary Commission for England's consultation.
Medway Elects is not affiliated with the Local Government Boundary Commission for England and is not responsible for the content of their website or the conduct of their boundary review.