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Electoral Register

Deputy Prime Minister written question – answered on 13th June 2011.

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Photo of Chris Ruane Chris Ruane Labour, Vale of Clwyd

To ask the Deputy Prime Minister pursuant to the answer of 6 September 2010, Official Report, columns 303-04W, on the electoral register, what information he holds on any local authority which has not implemented the provisions of section 96 of the Electoral Administration Act 2006 in respect of the number of house to house inquiries to be carried out.

Photo of Mark Harper Mark Harper The Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office

The Department does not hold any information in addition to the information collected and published by the Electoral Commission. Information on performance by electoral registration officers in each local authority is collected by the Electoral Commission as part of its work on monitoring performance standards. The Electoral Commission's Third Report on Performance Standards was published in April 2011 and can be found at:

http://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0020/116444/ERO-Performance-Report-Final.pdf

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