North West England - Wikipedia
You can view them on our interactive mapping site at thebluetones.info, or see the reports here. During the Boundary Review we examined those areas and made proposals for a new . North West, 5,,, 75, 68 only considered ward boundaries that were in place on 7 May – the last election date. The Regional Spatial Strategy (RSS) for North West England provides a .. beyond regional boundaries to consider, for example, the close relationships. The area covered by the APM North West branch is a large one, extending up to the The boundaries are not hard drawn, in the sense that APM members may go to events in a North West branch committee /19; Date:5 July
North East England - Wikipedia
The numerous Kirkbys and place names with 'holm' and 'dale' show the Scandinavian influence throughout the North West. Through the Middle Ages the dialects of the North West would have been considerably different from those spoken in the Midlands and south. It was only with the spread of literacy particularly with the publication of the King James Bible that Standard English spread to the region.
Even so, local dialects continued to be used and were relatively widespread until the 19th and 20th centuries. To the north-east of the region, within the historic boundaries of Cumberlandthe Cumbrian dialect is dominant.
The historical county of Lancashire covered a vast amount of land, and the Lancashire dialect and accent is still predominant throughout the county, and stretches as far north as Furness in South Cumbria to parts of north Greater Manchester and Merseyside in the south of the region. The region boasts some of the most distinctive accents in the form of the Scouse accent, which originates from Liverpool and its surrounding areas, and the Manc accent, deriving from the central Manchester district.
The region's accents are among those referred to as ' Northern English '. Large immigrant populations in the North West result in the presence of significant immigrant languages.
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South Asian languages such as UrduHindi and Punjabi are widespread,[ citation needed ] with the largest amount of speakers residing in PrestonBlackburn and Manchester. The Chinese once made up the largest minority in the region as Liverpool has one of the oldest Chinese settlements in Europeand still do to the far north where Chinese is spoken by small but significant communities.
Scotland, which will announce detailed proposals next month, would change from 59 seats to Northern Ireland has already unveiled its plans which see its constituencies reduce from 18 to Which constituencies are changing?
In England, all but 68 of the current constituencies will see some change with 33 being abolished entirely. The Isle of Wight will become two constituencies meaning that the net reduction in seats is Some of the changes are minor with single wards swapping constituency or boundaries simply becoming aligned with local authority divisions.
The North West loses seven constituencies and 14 of the current 75 remain unchanged.
The West Midlands loses six constituencies and seven remain unchanged. London loses five constituencies - so will end up with 68 rather than Four constituencies remain unchanged. Every single constituency in Wales will change and 11 will disappear under the proposals.
Sixteen existing constituencies would be wholly contained within new ones. Full proposals have been published by the Boundary Commission for Wales.