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Cabinet Office written question – answered on 27th February 2017.

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Photo of Cat Smith Cat Smith Shadow Minister for Voter Engagement and Youth Affairs, Shadow Deputy Leader of the House of Commons

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many people in the UK are registered to vote but are ineligible to do so having been convicted and detained for an offence.

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

Information on how many people are no longer eligible to vote due to conviction and detainment is not held centrally.

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