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The Electoral Commission
An independent body set up by the UK Parliament in 2000. It is independent of the government and political parties and is directly accountable to Parliament through a committee chaired by the Speaker of the House of Commons.
The Boundary Commission
The Boundary Commission for England is a Non-Departmental Public Body funded by the Ministry of Justice. 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.
Department for Communities and Local Government
The Government Department responsible for national policy on local government in England.