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Tuesday 8 June 2021

Former Transport Secretary Chris Grayling is to have a larger constituency, under new Boundary Commission proposals

 Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer will see his parliamentary boundaries substantially redrawn under the proposed new electoral map of England.

But the seats of Boris Johnson and Chancellor, Rishi Sunak will remain largely unchanged.

The Boundary Commission for England’s published its initial proposals to redraw constituencies to make sure they’re more equally balanced in terms of voter numbers.

Chris Grayling’s Epsom and Ewell constituency is to be expanded to cover Leatherhead.

However, the former Transport Secretary would no longer have control over the area between Nork and Burgh Heath.

Leader of the Lib Dems, Sir Ed Davey, is set to lose control of Old Malden and Motspur Park, which would go to Tory-held Wimbledon.

The current Runnymede and Weybridge Constituency will become Weybridge and Chertsey, with Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab’s seat, Esher and Walton, having pieces taken away to make room.

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