Results 121–140 of 200 for "e voting"

Written Answers — Deputy Prime Minister: E-government (4 Jun 2003)

Chris Leslie: Since 1 January 2001 the following consultancies have been used to provide advice on e-government to the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Business Area Project Consultancy Service Neighbourhood Renewal Renewal net PA Consulting Project development Housing and Employment Mobility Service HEMSHEMS Capita Business ServicesBird and Bird Feasibility study and business...

Delegated Legislation: Local Government Finance (19 May 2003)

That the Local Government Finance (England) Special Grant Report (No. 121) (HC 640) on Invest to Save Budget Round 5 Projects, Local e-Government Programme and e-Voting, which was laid before this House on 11th April, be approved.—[Jim Fitzpatrick.] Question agreed to.

Written Answers — Deputy Prime Minister: E-Voting (6 May 2003)

John Bercow: To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what steps are being taken to minimise fraud in the conduct of e-voting.

Written Answers — Deputy Prime Minister: E-Voting (14 Apr 2003)

Tom Watson: To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what safeguards are being put in place to ensure that e-voting does not make it easier for dishonest individuals to abuse the system.

Written Answers — Deputy Prime Minister: E-Voting (14 Apr 2003)

Tom Watson: To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what is being done to maintain public confidence in the security and privacy of the electoral system in the introduction of further e-voting pilots in May.

Written Ministerial Statements — Deputy Prime Minister: Local e-Government, e-Voting and theInvest to Save Budget: Special Grant Report (11 Apr 2003)

Chris Leslie: I have today laid before the House a Special Grant Report (No. 121), which contains powers to pay grant to local authorities under the Government's Local e-Government Programme and the Invest to Save Budget. The Report contains the following elements: Nearly £2 million of funding to support six innovative local authority projects under the Invest to Save Budget; £23 million of funding under...

Regional Assemblies (Preparations) Bill (24 Mar 2003)

Baroness Hamwee: In moving Amendment No. 60, I shall speak also to Amendment Nos. 68 and 118. We turn now to the issue of what I have described in Amendment No. 60 as "facilitating" voting. This is a catchall term that might usefully be included in Clause 7, which provides for the Electoral Commission to do what it considers to be necessary or expedient to encourage voting. I have suggested the term...

Election Turnouts (6 Mar 2003)

Yvette Cooper: We have had an excellent debate, encompassing some interesting and thoughtful contributions. Many hon. Members made the point that addressing the mechanical, practical issues that are involved in changing the way we vote does not address the underlying problem of whether people want to vote or the fact that increasing numbers of people do not vote. They are right: we should not use changing...

Written Ministerial Statements — Deputy Prime Minister: Local Government Elections Review (28 Jan 2003)

Nick Raynsford: We are looking at all sorts of ways to encourage more people to use their vote, including using modern technology such as mobile phones and the internet. I believe the electorate of the 21st Century expect a cycle of local elections that is clear and readily understood, so we have asked the Electoral Commission to look at options for simplifying the current arrangements. This follows the...

Written Ministerial Statements — Deputy Prime Minister: Electoral Pilots (23 Jan 2003)

Nick Raynsford: The electoral pilot programme is a key part of the Government's efforts to modernise our electoral system. It will allow us to test the robustness of new voting methods, including e-voting, and build public confidence in them. In conjunction with the Electoral Commission and the Local Government Association, we have invited local authorities in England and Wales to take part in this programme...

Written Answers — Lord Chancellor: E-voting (7 Jan 2003)

Margaret Moran: To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department what measures the Lord Chancellor intends to take to ensure e-participation is included in e-voting pilots.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Electoral Modernisation Pilots (19 Dec 2002)

the Earl of Northesk: asked Her Majesty's Government: What was the structure of the team conducting recent e-voting trails commissioned by the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions; and whether there are any proposals to change that structure in light of the gateway review of the trials.

Written Answers — Deputy Prime Minister: Electoral Pilot (18 Dec 2002)

Chris Leslie: Sixty three applications to hold an electoral pilot scheme at the May 2003 local elections have been received. My right hon. Friend the Member for Greenwich and Woolwich issued on 17 December 2002 a written statement which lists the 41 applications which have been accepted, relating to non e-voting pilot schemes. A further 20 applications were submitted by councils wishing to run e-voting...

Written Ministerial Statements — Deputy Prime Minister: Electoral Pilots (18 Dec 2002)

Nick Raynsford: The Government is looking at many ways, including e-voting, to modernise our electoral system and to increase the opportunities that people have to vote. To test the robustness of the new options and to build public confidence in them, we are continuing to promote an extensive programme of pilot innovations at local elections. In September we, in conjunction with the Electoral Commission and...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Electoral Modernisation Pilot Programme (17 Dec 2002)

the Earl of Northesk: asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the recent e-voting trials commissioned by the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions were subject to the gateway review procedure; and, if so, what was the outcome of the review.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Electoral Modernisation Pilot Programme (17 Dec 2002)

the Earl of Northesk: asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will place in the Library of the House copies of the reports commissioned by the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions on recent e-voting trials.

Public Bill Committee: Regional Assemblies (Preparations) Bill: Clause 11 - Supplementary (10 Dec 2002)

Nick Raynsford: The hon. Gentleman is absolutely right to say that the Secretary of State will determine the pace, but he will do so after taking soundings to inform him of the view of each region. I shall call that 27a score draw and move on because I do not want to get into dispute with the hon. Gentleman on that point. We have seen a significant development in the way in which people have voted in recent...

Written Ministerial Statements — Deputy Prime Minister: Local Election Pilot Schemes (10 Dec 2002)

Nick Raynsford: The Government are looking at many ways, including e-voting, to modernise our electoral system and to increase the opportunities that people have to vote. To test the robustness of the new options and to build public confidence in them, we are promoting an extensive programme of pilot innovations at local elections. In September we, in conjunction with the Electoral Commission and the Local...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Electronic Voting (1 Nov 2002)

the Earl of Northesk: asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they agree with the assessment of Rebecca Mercuri, assistant professor of Computer Sciences at Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania, that e-voting gives far greater scope for electoral fraud than existing polling methods; and what are the implications of this for their policy towards e-voting.

Cabinet Office: E-government (15 Oct 2002)

Douglas Alexander: Again, I pay tribute to my hon. Friend's work. We have made significant progress, not least by allocating through the last comprehensive spending review additional resources specifically for pilots of e-voting. We face two fundamental challenges: first, progressing the work on e-voting and, secondly, facing the challenge of e-participation—how to make policy making in this country more...


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