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Electoral Register

Electoral Commission Committee written question – answered on 13th June 2011.

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Photo of Chris Ruane Chris Ruane Labour, Vale of Clwyd

To ask the hon. Member for South West Devon, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, how many (a) written and (b) oral representations the Electoral Commission has received on electoral registration matters from hon. Members from (i) Labour, (ii) Conservative, (iii) Liberal Democrat, (iv) Plaid Cymru, (v) Northern Ireland political parties and (vi) other political parties in each of the last five years.

Photo of Gary Streeter Gary Streeter Conservative, South West Devon

Electoral Commission records show that a number of representations, including oral and written parliamentary questions and letters, have been received from hon. Members on electoral registration matters. The figures for the past five full years are detailed in the following tables.

Oral representations
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Total
Conservative 3 0 1 1 2 7
Labour 0 2 1 0 2 5
Liberal Democrats 0 0 1 0 0 1
Total 3 2 3 1 4 13
Written representations
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Total
Conservative 5 3 7 5 0 20
Labour 0 1 2 2 16 21
Liberal Democrats 0 1 0 0 0 1
Total 5 5 9 7 16 42

Electoral Commission records show that no representations were received from Plaid Cymru or Northern Ireland political parties or other political parties on electoral registration matters in the last five years.

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