Results 81–100 of 900 for postal vote

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Absent Voting (23 Nov 2018)

Matthew Offord: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what steps his Department is taking to strengthen the integrity of the postal voting system.

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Absent Voting: Northern Ireland (20 Nov 2018)

Lord Duncan of Springbank: Proxy and postal voting is a permitted part of elections. Any allegations of electoral fraud are referred to the PSNI, and the Chief Electoral Officer has made clear that she is content that applications are processed and approved in accordance with the law. The Chief Electoral Officer has also made it clear that she has seen no evidence of systematic electoral abuse. The Government...

Public Bill Committee: Overseas Electors Bill: Offence of registering to vote as overseas elector in more than one constituency (14 Nov 2018)

Chloe Smith: ...tools to address some of the issues in new clause 13. I turn to what electoral law already does before the Bill’s provisions come into force. As the hon. Gentleman has said, it is an offence to vote at more than one location in the same election—in this case, a general election. Conviction for such a practice carries a financial penalty, which is an unlimited fine in England and Wales,...

Public Bill Committee: Overseas Electors Bill: Extent, commencement and short title (31 Oct 2018)

Chloe Smith: ...on amendments. However, I also understand, for example, the distinction that he just drew between candidates affecting one’s registration desire as opposed to affecting how one might go and vote. Nevertheless, the hon. Gentleman concluded with the argument that none of that should halt progress and the raw point before us is that these amendments do halt progress. That is why I join my...

Postal Voting Bill (26 Oct 2018)

Postal Voting Bill

Public Bill Committee: Overseas Electors Bill: Extension of franchise for parliamentary elections: British citizens overseas (24 Oct 2018)

Chloe Smith: I will keep this brief. The Government absolutely recognise the time constraints that can arise when dealing with last-minute applications to register to vote, particularly those from overseas electors because, as we have already discussed, there is more toing and froing involved. For example, the Cabinet Office has fully funded the additional costs faced by local authorities for processing...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Absent Voting (22 Oct 2018)

Gregory Campbell: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, if he will undertake a review of the (a) reasons and (b) extent of increases in postal and proxy vote applications in constituencies in (i) Northern Ireland and (ii) England in advance of any changes required to the system for such applications for the next General Election.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Local Government: Elections (11 Sep 2018)

Cat Smith: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, pursuant to the Answer of 22 May 2018 to Question 145350, what the cost of delivering the voter ID pilots and the postal voting pilots at the local government elections in May 2018 was in each local authority area.

Written Ministerial Statements — Cabinet Office: Electoral Integrity Update (19 Jul 2018)

Lord Young of Cookham: ...today made the following Written Ministerial Statement. Today, the Cabinet Office published its evaluation and it shows that Bromley, Gosport, Swindon, Watford and Woking delivered successful voter ID pilots. We know that because the evidence shows that the majority of voters who turned up to vote without ID returned later with ID without problem. When surveyed, polling station staff...

Written Ministerial Statements — Cabinet Office: Electoral Integrity Update (19 Jul 2018)

Chloe Smith: Today, the Cabinet Office published its evaluation and it shows that Bromley, Gosport, Swindon, Watford and Woking delivered successful voter ID pilots. We know that because the evidence shows that the majority of voters who turned up to vote without ID returned later with ID without problem. When surveyed, polling station staff overwhelmingly judged that they had been able to successfully...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Elections and Referendums: British Nationals Abroad (18 Jul 2018)

Lord Young of Cookham: The Government, in the 2010-15 Parliament, legislated to make it easier for overseas electors to vote by post at elections and referendums in the UK. The electoral timetable was lengthened and the restriction on issuing postal votes ahead of the postal vote application deadline removed. We continue to keep under review the practical operation of the postal voting process and meet with...

Postal Voting Bill (6 Jul 2018)

Postal Voting Bill

Public Bill Committee: Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill: Terrorism reinsurance (3 Jul 2018)

Ben Wallace: ...that relationship. The amendment also does something that has been alluded to by Opposition Members. Our difference of opinion is about timing. The MIB, the Motor Insurance Bureau, is having a vote as we speak—a postal vote. Can we, as a Government, say to them, “Don’t worry, we’ll step in. Don’t worry about mutualising your risk”? That is ultimately where most countries solve...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Absent Voting: British Nationals Abroad (20 Jun 2018)

Cat Smith: ...elections and the UK Parliamentary general election, published in September 2017, on the Government evaluating the effectiveness and future use of the International Business Response Licence for postal votes being sent overseas ahead of the next set of national polls.

Postal Voting Bill (15 Jun 2018)

Postal Voting Bill


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