Clause 13 - Removal of requirement that canvass form must be prescribed form

Part of Northern Ireland (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 9:15 am on 16th July 2013.

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Photo of Steve Pound Steve Pound Shadow Minister (Northern Ireland) 9:15 am, 16th July 2013

Actually, my shirt has no back to it. I rise to make a brief point on a matter that we discussed earlier. The inaccuracy of the register—there is a 20% level of inaccuracy—is of concern to many of us. Will the Minister indicate how that will be reviewed and kept under scrutiny? Will a mechanism to increase the accuracy be reported to the House, for obvious reasons?