Results 41–60 of 900 for postal vote

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: European Parliament: Elections (9 Jul 2019)

Gregory Campbell: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what changes were introduced in postal and proxy voting procedures for the 2019 European Parliamentary Elections compared to previous (a) European or (b) General Elections.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: European Parliament: Elections (25 Jun 2019)

Kevin Foster: ...Parliament elections. In this the Electoral Commission reminded EROs to prepare and issue UC1 forms to EU citizens on the electoral register. It also encouraged EROs to agree plans and timings for postal vote despatch (including how to prioritise the despatch of overseas votes). This latter point covers UK citizens living in EU countries. On 3 May the Electoral Commission published...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: European Parliament: Elections (25 Jun 2019)

Kevin Foster: The latest date in which an EU citizen can submit a European Parliament Voter Registration Form (known as a UC1 form) to register as an elector in the European Parliamentary elections is 12 working days before the date of the election. For the recent European Parliamentary elections that deadline was 7th May. The 12 working day deadline is based on two provisions relating to the application...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Absent Voting: Fraud (20 Jun 2019)

Alex Chalk: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what steps the Government is taking to prevent postal vote electoral fraud.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Absent Voting (20 Jun 2019)

Michael Fallon: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what steps his Department is taking to safeguard the electoral process in respect of postal voting.

Questions to the Mayor of London — European Parliament elections: European Parliament elections (20 Jun 2019)

Andrew Dismore: Many EU nationals living in London were denied their vote in the recent European Parliament elections, due to additional bureaucracy imposed by the government with inadequate publicity and insufficient time allowed for compliance; also many UK nationals living abroad did not receive their postal votes in time for them to return them before polling day. What advice do you give these...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: European Parliament: Elections (19 Jun 2019)

Lord Roberts of Llandudno: To ask Her Majesty's Government what instructions they gave to local electoral returning officers regarding the posting of postal votes for the recent elections to the European Parliament.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Absent Voting (19 Jun 2019)

Lord Young of Cookham: The Government keeps under review all electoral legislation, including the requirements relating to postal voting, to ensure it continues to support electors’ participation in elections and effective electoral administration. As part of this, we will consider any recommendations that the Electoral Commission may make about the current postal voting arrangements, for example, in its reports...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Elections: Peterborough (17 Jun 2019)

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass: To ask Her Majesty's Government what was the number of (1) electors, (2) postal votes cast, and (3) proxy votes applied for, in the Peterborough constituency for (a) the general election in 2010 and (b) the by-election on 6 June.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: European Parliament: Elections (17 Jun 2019)

Lord Young of Cookham: Data on the number of postal votes applied for and cast are not collected by the Government. The Electoral Commission will publish this data alongside its statutory report on the European Parliamentary elections in the Autumn.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: European Parliament: Elections (11 Jun 2019)

Kevin Foster: ...of Electoral Administrators (AEA) to support the smooth running of the polls on 23 May. Electoral Registration Officers (EROs) are under a statutory duty to ensure people who are eligible to vote in elections have the opportunity to do so. For the recent European Parliamentary elections that included making sure relevant citizens of the EU who are resident in the UK and registered to...

European Parliament Elections: Non-UK EU Citizens - Statement (5 Jun 2019)

Lord Tyler: ...principal blame for the foreshortened period and the consequent problems that were left in the hands of the electoral authorities? This was also, of course, the main cause of the difficulties with postal votes for UK citizens overseas. Does the Minister accept that this major democratic deficit would not have occurred if the Government had accepted the recommendations made by the Electoral...

Whorlton Hall: Business of the House (23 May 2019)

Mike Gapes: ...colleagues in paying tribute to Philippa Helme for the advice she has given and wish her a happy retirement. Many people who turn up at polling stations today will be told that they are not able to vote. Even though they are legally entitled to vote, they will have not received postal vote envelopes from their local authorities in time, or they may be EU nationals who have not been able to...

Elections and Referendums: Foreign Interference - Question (9 May 2019)

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock: My Lords, when I received my postal vote yesterday, in the same post I received an electoral address from just one party—not the Tory party, sadly not the Labour Party, and not even the Lib Dems, but from the Brexit Party. That indicates that it is well organised and very well financed. Yet on television, under pressure from Sophy Ridge, Farage refused to say where £200,000 has come from....

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: European Parliament: Elections (30 Apr 2019)

Kevin Foster: ...independent, will work to deliver the polls, including through following guidance issued by the Electoral Commission. The Electoral Commission’s guidance advises Returning Officers to prioritise postal ballot packs that are to be sent overseas in order to allow as much time as possible for the ballot pack to reach the elector and to be completed and returned. The Government has agreed to...

Backbench Business: Post Office Network — [Dame Cheryl Gillan in the Chair] (25 Apr 2019)

Drew Hendry: ...for Motherwell and Wishaw, and about post offices needing to be run in the interests of people. That is absolutely correct. In talking about franchising policy, he highlighted that WHSmith has been voted worst retailer. It is notable that the jobs it advertises are particularly low-paying. In a very telling speech that hit home with me as a fellow MP representing a rural community in the...

Electoral Registration: EU Citizens (25 Apr 2019)

Bob Blackman: Given that today marks the nomination deadline for the European elections and that many local authorities will be considering sending out postal votes early in the process, will my right hon. Friend confirm what guidance has been given to electoral registration officers about postal votes, particularly for European citizens who choose to vote in these elections?

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Elections: Proof of Identity (24 Apr 2019)

Kevin Foster: The British public deserves to have confidence in our democracy. A diverse range of 10 local authorities have confirmed that they will be taking part in Voter ID and postal vote pilots for the 2019 local elections. The pilots will provide further insight into ensuring the security of the voting process.

Business of the House (11 Apr 2019)

Valerie Vaz: ...the Leader of the House confirm what exactly is Government policy? On Monday, the Leader of the House made a business statement about the European Union (Withdrawal) (No. 5) Bill, yet she did not vote with her colleagues. I was warmly welcomed by both the Government and the Opposition Chief Whips, but the absentees included the Leader of the House, the Attorney General, the Secretary of...

Exiting the European Union (Sanctions): Section 1 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2019 (9 Apr 2019)

Hilary Benn: Further to the point made by the right hon. Member for Derbyshire Dales (Sir Patrick McLoughlin), will the Solicitor General give the House an assurance that, bearing in mind that postal votes will be cast before polling day, no one who casts a vote will find that the election in which they have cast that vote is cancelled after they have marked their cross on the piece of paper?

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