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Parliamentary Constituencies (Amendment) Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 11:14 am on 18th November 2016.

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Photo of Andrew Gwynne Andrew Gwynne Shadow Minister without Portfolio (Cabinet Office) 11:14 am, 18th November 2016

What the right hon. Gentleman says is on the premise that this is equally spread, but of course it is not. There were increases in the number of people on the electoral register in every constituency, but in parts of the country where there has historically been under-registration, the spikes were larger than in other areas.