Trade Unions: Electronic Voting

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered on 11th February 2022.

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Photo of Justin Madders Justin Madders Shadow Minister (Future of Work), Shadow Minister (Business and Industrial Strategy)

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many trials of electronic balloting have taken place since the publication of the Knight review.

Photo of Paul Scully Paul Scully Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy), Minister of State (London)

Before responding to the recommendations of Sir Ken Knight’s e-balloting review, including any trials of electronic balloting, the government is required by Section 4 of the Trade Union Act 2016 to consult relevant organisations, including professionals from expert associations, to seek their advice and recommendations.

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