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Elections: Postal Voting — Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 2:51 pm on 19th January 2010.

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Photo of Lord Rogan Lord Rogan UUP 2:51 pm, 19th January 2010

My Lords, a special section of the electorate, namely our Armed Forces personnel serving overseas, are in many cases disfranchised by the short time between nomination and polling day. Will the Government at least consider some special arrangement whereby these personnel will no longer be disfranchised by their postal votes?