Service Voters

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Electoral Registration – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 15th December 1949.

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Photo of Sir Edward Keeling Sir Edward Keeling , Twickenham 12:00 am, 15th December 1949

But as it is clear, even on the expected 1950 basis, that something like 200,000 men and women entitled to claim the Service vote have failed to do so, and as it is also a fact that the ordinary householder is under a statutory obligation to register, should it not be considered whether Service men and women should be placed under a like obligation, either statutory or disciplinary?