Elections: Law

Cabinet Office written question – answered on 20th July 2016.

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Photo of Tom Watson Tom Watson Party Chair, Labour Party, Deputy Leader of the Labour Party, Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office)

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, if his Department will consult with the devolved administrations to make electoral law less complex.

Photo of Chris Skidmore Chris Skidmore Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Cabinet Office)

Cabinet Office has regular discussions with the Welsh Assembly Government and the Scottish Government on a range of electoral issues. No aspects of electoral law are devolved in Northern Ireland and responsibility for electoral policy remains with the Northern Ireland Office.

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