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Results 61–80 of 900 for postal vote

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Elections: Proof of Identity (11 Feb 2019)

Chloe Smith: our democracy. The Government is committed to making sure that our electoral system is fit for the future. A diverse range of 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. Since the publication of the press...

Postal Voting Bill (8 Feb 2019)

Postal Voting Bill

Oral Answers to Questions — Duchy of Lancaster: Voter ID Pilot Schemes (6 Feb 2019)

Chloe Smith: A diverse range of local authorities have confirmed that they will be taking part in the voter ID and postal vote pilots for the 2019 local elections. These pilots will provide further insight into ensuring security of the voting process.

FTSE 100 Company Pay Ratios — [Mrs Madeleine Moon in the Chair] (23 Jan 2019)

Siobhain McDonagh: ...for a public asset and its workers is being pocketed for private profit at the very top of the company. As for Post Office Ltd, things started to change once it was decoupled from the Royal Mail. A postal assistant earns just 3% of the salary of the chief executive, who received a 7% pay rise last year. This is an organisation that is overseeing the privatisation of Crown post offices...

Low-Level Letter Boxes (Prohibition) (16 Jan 2019)

Vicky Ford: .... There are over 95,000 postmen and women working for Royal Mail. They deliver to 30 million addresses. They serve each of our communities six days a week, every week of the year. I asked our postal workers what I could do for them, and they asked me to help with the issue of low-level letterboxes, particularly because of the strain this puts on deliverers’ backs. Back injury is the...

Leaving the EU: European Union (Withdrawal) Act (14 Jan 2019)

Kirsty Blackman: .... I wish briefly to mention a couple of things that will not be ready in the event of either a deal or no deal. I have mentioned the online system for those exporting from the EU to the UK via postal packages. It is important that the Treasury gets itself into gear and sorts this out. It promised to do so in a VAT notice that was put in place in August, but it needs to establish this...

Crown Post Offices: Franchising — [Mr Nigel Evans in the Chair] (10 Jan 2019)

Hugh Gaffney: ...public; they have their complete confidence and trust. Post offices are trusted to deliver, receive and collect goods in letters or parcels daily. The public know that they are staffed by dedicated postal staff who are proud to work in the Post Office network and who not only have local knowledge and contacts but are firmly rooted in the communities that they serve. Postal workers have...

NHS Long-Term Plan: Committee on Standards: Cox Report (7 Jan 2019)

Andrea Leadsom: ...Standing Order No. 149 (Committee on Standards) (i) in paragraph (5), line 3, leave out from “witnesses,” to end and add “may move motions and amendments to motions or draft reports, and may vote.”. (ii) leave out paragraph (5A). Guide to the Rules relating to the Conduct of Members Chapter 4: Procedure for inquiries (i) Leave out paragraph 6(b) and insert – “b) be in writing...

Televised Election Debates — [Mr Virendra Sharma in the Chair] (7 Jan 2019)

Peter Bone: ...Members said today, so that that could be incorporated into the Bill. I entirely take on the point raised by my hon. Friend the Member for St Austell and Newquay about the two polling dates—the postal vote deadline and polling day. It is absolutely right that the leaders’ debate between all party leaders should be before the postal vote date, and at least one of the head-to-heads...

Deaths of Homeless People: Business of the House (20 Dec 2018)

Valerie Vaz: ...’s business, too. I can do it: Monday 14 January, continuation of the debate on the European Union withdrawal Act; Tuesday 15 January, debate on the European withdrawal Act, and the meaningful vote. The Prime Minister said in her statement this week: “I can confirm today that we intend to return to the meaningful vote debate in the week commencing 7 January and hold the vote the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Cabinet Office: Voter ID Pilots (19 Dec 2018)

Chloe Smith: The British public deserve to have confidence in our democracy. A diverse range of 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 insights into ensuring the security of the voting process.

Postal and Parcel Services (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 - Motion to Approve (4 Dec 2018)

Lord Henley: achieved, but, as I said earlier, we must be prepared for all outcomes. If the UK leaves the EU without an agreement in place, these regulations will provide legal clarity for the regulator and postal operators. These draft regulations are made under the powers conferred by the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018, and correct deficiencies in the statute book associated with exiting the...

Voter Registration Bill (23 Nov 2018)

Luke Pollard: ...that we should necessarily be arguing for people to plan their residency arrangements around the whims of the Government, whether they collapse or not. Also, people are not able to apply for a postal vote right up until the last moment, and they do not always know whether they will have to be away from their home address for an election. There are many circumstances, whether relating to...

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: 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...

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