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As National Statistician, I have been asked to reply to your Parliamentary Question asking how many EU citizens are entitled to vote in local elections in each London borough, and the percentage of the total electorate this represents in each borough. (15761)
The attached table provides figures for December 2004 on the portion of the local government electorate for each London Borough (and the City of London) that are entitled to vote through European Union citizenship.
|London borough||Electorate Qualifying through European Union Citizenship(34)(5508110035)||Total European/Local Government Electorate||Percentage of European/Local Electorate Qualifying through EU Citizenship|
|City of London||333||6,018||5.5|
|Barking and Dagenham||1,756||119,372||1.5|
|Hammersmith and Fulham||10,460||116,144||9.0|
|Kensington and Chelsea||14,608||98,629||14.8|
|Kingston upon Thames||3,340||99,014||3.4|
|Richmond upon Thames||4,614||120,146||3.8|
(34)These data are as reported by each London Borough to ONS.
(35)Excludes British and Irish citizens, and also Maltese and Cypriot citizens who qualify as Commonwealth citizens.