Boundary Commission for Scotland

Information about the bodies responsible for reviewing parliament and local government boundaries.

The Boundary Commission for Scotland is responsible for reviews of:

  • constituencies in Scotland for the UK Parliament
  • constituencies and regions for the Scottish Parliament

Full reviews of UK Parliament constituencies are carried out every 5 years.

Full reviews of Scottish Parliament boundaries are carried out approximately every 10 years, with reviews in between as required.

The Boundary Commission for Scotland is currently carrying out its 6th Review of UK Parliament Constituencies. 

Visit the Boundary Commission for Scotland website.

Local Government Boundary Commission for Scotland

The Local Government Boundary Commission for Scotland is a separate body, which is responsible for reviewing local government boundaries in Scotland.

Visit the Local Government Boundary Commission for Scotland website.

Last modified on 23rd June 2020

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