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Results 81–100 of 900 for postal vote

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

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Ballot Papers (11 Jun 2018)

Chloe Smith: The Government has improved the design and accessibility of ballot papers and forms at elections and referendums. This involved public user-testing of the revised voting forms, including the ballot paper, poll cards and postal voting statements. The work took into account the findings in the Electoral Commission’s “Making your mark” report and made improvements to forms which voters use...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Local Government: Elections (8 Jun 2018)

Cat Smith: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what steps the Government took to encourage people unable to vote in person to apply for a postal vote for the 2018 local government elections.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Absent Voting (8 Jun 2018)

Chloe Smith: Electoral law is clear that a person must be included in the register of electors for a poll in order to be entitled to vote at that poll. The Government recognises that it is possible for postal ballot papers to be issued to a postal voter who may subsequently be removed from the register to be used at the poll. The Electoral Commission has issued guidance explaining that postal ballot...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Local Government: Elections (7 Jun 2018)

Cat Smith: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether the Government has made a recent assessment of the potential merits of the introduction of all-postal voting in local elections.

Voter ID Pilot Schemes (6 Jun 2018)

Jim Shannon: ...Ireland. By and large, that has worked pretty well. Before the Electoral Fraud (Northern Ireland) Act 2002, the head of household was required to register all residents who were eligible to vote. The 2002 Act changed the registration procedure, introducing individual electoral registration and requiring eligible voters to provide the Office of the Chief Electoral Officer for Northern...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Local Government: Elections (22 May 2018)

Cat Smith: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how much it cost to deliver the local government election postal voting pilots in each local authority area where the scheme was introduced.


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