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Electoral Commission Committee written question – answered on 27th March 2007.

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Photo of Oliver Heald Oliver Heald Shadow Secretary of State (Justice), Shadow Secretary of State

To ask the hon. Member for Gosport, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission if he will place in the Library copies of the correspondence between the Electoral Commission and the Department of Constitutional Affairs on remote electronic voting pilots in the 2007 local elections.

Photo of Peter Viggers Peter Viggers Conservative, Gosport

This is a matter for the parties concerned. However, I am informed by the Electoral Commission that copies have been placed in the Library, along with a note setting out the context of the correspondence. The Electoral Commission's letter of 1 December 2006 to the Department for Constitutional Affairs commenting on the pilot scheme applications for the May 2007 elections is also available on its website at:


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