Review of Polling Districts and Polling Places

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is to undertake a review of Polling Districts and Polling Places within the Na h-Eileanan an Iar area. The review will particularly focus on the suitability of premises or facilities for persons with any type of disability.

The Comhairle would welcome any comments from electors who are registered within the constituency.  As well as the general public, the Comhairle will seek input from Community Councils, Elected Members, Political Parties, MP/MSP, Disability Groups and the Third Sector.

Comments and representations may be made in writing to Derek Mackay, Governance and Elections Manager, Chief Executive’s Department, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Council Offices, Sandwick Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, HS1 2BW or via email to

All responses should be made by 5.00pm on Friday 14 August 2020.  The draft proposals and Returning Officer’s comments will be published on 21 August 2020 and there will be a further opportunity to make representations.

Further information is available on the Review of Polling Districts and Polling Places (Opens in a new window or downloads a file) webpage.