** STOP PRESS ** With the abysmal handling of the Covid-19 pandemic by the government who knows if the country will be back to some sort of “normal” by May when the County Council and Police Commissioner elections are due. To ensure that you will be able to vote and give the controlling Norfolk conservatives a clear message that we have had enough of their disregard of local residents register for a postal vote. It’s easy doesn’t take long and could make a lot of difference.
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The Parliamentary Constituency of Broadland was created by the Boundary Commission in 2010 as the successor seat to Mid Norfolk, which was relocated. It comprises the majority of what was Mid Norfolk, together with parts of what were North Norfolk and Norwich North. It takes its name from the local government district of Broadland although the constituency boundary does not match that of the district council nor is it coterminous with the Norfolk Broads (waterways and surrounding protected land).
The Parliamentary Constituency of Broadland is made up of the Broadland District Council wards of Acle, Aylsham, Blofield with South Walsham, Brundall, Burlingham, Buxton, Coltishall, Drayton North, Drayton South, Eynesford, Great Witchingham, Hevingham, Horsford and Felthorpe, Marshes, Plumstead, Reepham, Spixworth with St Faiths, Taverham North, Taverham South, and Wroxham, plus the North Norfolk District Council wards of Astley, Lancaster North, Lancaster South, The Raynhams, Walsingham, and Wensum.
We are a very large rural constituency stretching from near Great Yarmouth in the east almost to Wells-next-the Sea in the north west.
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