Local Government Boundary Commission for England
The Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009 trasferred responsibility for setting local government boundaries from the Electoral Commission and the Boundary Committee for England to the Local Government Boundary Commission for England (LGBCE), which began work on the 1 April 2010.
The LGBCE retained it's independence from Government and will report to the Speaker's Committee in Parliament.
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Parliamentary Boundary Commission for England
The Boundary Commission for England is an advisory Non-Departmental Public Body funded by the Ministry of Justice (formally Department for Constitutional Affairs). The Commission are required by the Parliamentary Constituencies Act 1986 (as amended) to keep the parliamentary constituencies in England under continuous review and periodically, every 8 to 12 years, to conduct a general review of all constituencies in England at the same time and submit to the Secretary of State a report showing the constituencies they recommend.