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star this property date less than 2019-06-10more like thismore than 2019-06-10
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading European Parliament: Elections remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what instructions they gave to local electoral returning officers regarding the posting of postal votes for the recent elections to the European Parliament. more like this
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Lord Roberts of Llandudno more like this
star this property uin HL16217 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-19more like thismore than 2019-06-19
star this property answer text <p>The running of polls is a matter for independent Returning Officers. The Electoral Commission provides guidance and resources for Returning Officers administering European Parliamentary elections on its website.</p><p>It is for Returning Officers to contract with suppliers and service providers for the production and distribution of items like poll cards and postal votes. Delivery times would depend on a number of factors including the recipient’s location.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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HL16218 more like this
HL16219 more like this
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less than 2019-06-19T11:12:43.27Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-19T11:12:43.27Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham remove filter
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3691
star this property label Biography information for Lord Roberts of Llandudno more like this
1130851
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-10more like thismore than 2019-06-10
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading European Parliament: Elections remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how many days they expected postal ballots to take to reach each recipient for the recent elections to the European Parliament. more like this
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Lord Roberts of Llandudno more like this
star this property uin HL16218 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-19more like thismore than 2019-06-19
star this property answer text <p>The running of polls is a matter for independent Returning Officers. The Electoral Commission provides guidance and resources for Returning Officers administering European Parliamentary elections on its website.</p><p>It is for Returning Officers to contract with suppliers and service providers for the production and distribution of items like poll cards and postal votes. Delivery times would depend on a number of factors including the recipient’s location.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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HL16217 more like this
HL16219 more like this
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less than 2019-06-19T11:12:44.317Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-19T11:12:44.317Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham remove filter
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3691
star this property label Biography information for Lord Roberts of Llandudno more like this
1130852
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-10more like thismore than 2019-06-10
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading European Parliament: Elections remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what service providers other than the Royal Mail they engaged in the postal vote distribution for the recent elections to the European Parliament. more like this
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Lord Roberts of Llandudno more like this
star this property uin HL16219 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-19more like thismore than 2019-06-19
star this property answer text <p>The running of polls is a matter for independent Returning Officers. The Electoral Commission provides guidance and resources for Returning Officers administering European Parliamentary elections on its website.</p><p>It is for Returning Officers to contract with suppliers and service providers for the production and distribution of items like poll cards and postal votes. Delivery times would depend on a number of factors including the recipient’s location.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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HL16217 more like this
HL16218 more like this
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less than 2019-06-19T11:12:44.38Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-19T11:12:44.38Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham remove filter
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3691
star this property label Biography information for Lord Roberts of Llandudno more like this
1130854
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-10more like thismore than 2019-06-10
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading European Parliament: Elections remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how many electors required a postal ballot for the recent elections to the European Parliament. more like this
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Lord Roberts of Llandudno more like this
star this property uin HL16221 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
star this property answer text <p>Data on the number of postal votes applied for and cast are not collected by the Government. The Electoral Commission will publish this data alongside its statutory report on the European Parliamentary elections in the Autumn.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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less than 2019-06-17T14:07:41.263Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-17T14:07:41.263Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham remove filter
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3691
star this property label Biography information for Lord Roberts of Llandudno more like this
1130590
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading European Parliament: Elections remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the statement by Lord Young of Cookham on 5 June (HL Deb, cols 110–14), how many European Parliament Voter Registration (UC1) forms they received from the government of Belgium in respect of UK citizens, resident in Belgium, who had declared their intention to vote in the European Parliament elections in (1) 2014, and (2) 2019, in Belgium under the terms of EU Council Directive 93/109/EC; where those forms were received; how they distributed those forms to the respective UK constituencies; and how many such forms they sent to the government of Belgium in respect of EU citizens, resident in the UK, who had declared their intention to vote in the European Parliament elections in (a) 2014, and (b) 2019, in the UK. more like this
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Lord Balfe more like this
star this property uin HL16134 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-20more like thismore than 2019-06-20
star this property answer text <p>Under EU law, EU citizens living in another Member State are able to vote in their State of residence in European Parliamentary elections. Member States will, therefore, arrange for EU nationals to register to vote in their State of residence for these elections. Member States in advance of an upcoming European Parliamentary poll will exchange with each other data on EU nationals who have chosen to register to vote in another Member State. This is intended to identify and avoid double voting at European elections.</p><p> </p><p>In the UK, the UC1 form implements this requirement under EU law. EU Council Directive 93/109/EC requires all Member States to send the details of any EU citizens’ declarations to the state they are a citizen of, “sufficiently in advance of polling day” to ensure an EU citizen does not vote twice in the same European Parliamentary election. This is not a new requirement and has been in place for previous European Parliamentary elections. A similar provision applies to UK citizens living in the other EU Member States.</p><p> </p><p>The UK Government receives data about UK citizens from the other Member States via a secure online portal managed by the European Commission. Data that can be matched to a local authority is then shared with the relevant local authority via encrypted file transfers. Electoral Registration Officers are responsible for sending the data in respect of EU nationals in the UK to the relevant Member States; the Cabinet Office does not see this data. The requested figures are attached in a deposited paper.</p><p> </p><p>In practice, we have found that the Commission’s voter information exchange process is of poor quality, as Member States record different information in respect of persons registering to vote and this may not be sufficient for other States to identify them.</p><p> </p><p>For the avoidance of doubt, this does not hinder the ability of the citizen to register to vote, nor indeed, to vote legally in elections.</p><p> </p><p>Rather, this is a deficiency in the European Commission’s mechanism to identify double voting. Notwithstanding, it is a criminal offence to vote twice in such elections, and information on voting participation will be recorded in marked registers.</p><p><strong><p><p><br></strong></p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p>The requested figures for the European Parliamentary elections in 2014 and 2019 are as follows:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Belgium</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Usable Records Received</p></td><td><p>Records Sent to Member State</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>1,699</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2019</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>Not available yet*</p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Germany</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Usable Records Received</p></td><td><p>Records Sent to Member State</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>28</p></td><td><p>13,101</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2019</p></td><td><p>18</p></td><td><p>Not available yet*</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>*The figures for the 2019 European Parliamentary elections are not currently available.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL16135 more like this
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less than 2019-06-20T14:30:34.197Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-20T14:30:34.197Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham remove filter
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4302
star this property label Biography information for Lord Balfe more like this
1130591
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading European Parliament: Elections remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the statement by Lord Young of Cookham on 5 June (HL Deb, cols 110–14), how many European Parliament Voter Registration (UC1) forms they received from the government of Germany in respect of UK citizens, resident in Germany, who had declared their intention to vote in the European Parliament elections in (1) 2014, and (2) 2019, in Germany under the terms of EU Council Directive 93/109/EC; where those forms were received; how they distributed those forms to the respective UK constituencies; and how many such forms they sent to the government of Germany in respect of EU citizens, resident in the UK, who had declared their intention to vote in the European Parliament elections in (a) 2014, and (b) 2019, in the UK. more like this
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Lord Balfe more like this
star this property uin HL16135 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-20more like thismore than 2019-06-20
star this property answer text <p>Under EU law, EU citizens living in another Member State are able to vote in their State of residence in European Parliamentary elections. Member States will, therefore, arrange for EU nationals to register to vote in their State of residence for these elections. Member States in advance of an upcoming European Parliamentary poll will exchange with each other data on EU nationals who have chosen to register to vote in another Member State. This is intended to identify and avoid double voting at European elections.</p><p> </p><p>In the UK, the UC1 form implements this requirement under EU law. EU Council Directive 93/109/EC requires all Member States to send the details of any EU citizens’ declarations to the state they are a citizen of, “sufficiently in advance of polling day” to ensure an EU citizen does not vote twice in the same European Parliamentary election. This is not a new requirement and has been in place for previous European Parliamentary elections. A similar provision applies to UK citizens living in the other EU Member States.</p><p> </p><p>The UK Government receives data about UK citizens from the other Member States via a secure online portal managed by the European Commission. Data that can be matched to a local authority is then shared with the relevant local authority via encrypted file transfers. Electoral Registration Officers are responsible for sending the data in respect of EU nationals in the UK to the relevant Member States; the Cabinet Office does not see this data. The requested figures are attached in a deposited paper.</p><p> </p><p>In practice, we have found that the Commission’s voter information exchange process is of poor quality, as Member States record different information in respect of persons registering to vote and this may not be sufficient for other States to identify them.</p><p> </p><p>For the avoidance of doubt, this does not hinder the ability of the citizen to register to vote, nor indeed, to vote legally in elections.</p><p> </p><p>Rather, this is a deficiency in the European Commission’s mechanism to identify double voting. Notwithstanding, it is a criminal offence to vote twice in such elections, and information on voting participation will be recorded in marked registers.</p><p><strong><p><p><br></strong></p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p>The requested figures for the European Parliamentary elections in 2014 and 2019 are as follows:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Belgium</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Usable Records Received</p></td><td><p>Records Sent to Member State</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>1,699</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2019</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>Not available yet*</p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Germany</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Usable Records Received</p></td><td><p>Records Sent to Member State</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>28</p></td><td><p>13,101</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2019</p></td><td><p>18</p></td><td><p>Not available yet*</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>*The figures for the 2019 European Parliamentary elections are not currently available.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL16134 more like this
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less than 2019-06-20T14:30:34.26Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-20T14:30:34.26Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Balfe more like this
1128140
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading European Parliament: Elections remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how many European Union citizens whose names appear on the register of electors with a right to vote in the European Parliament elections were turned away from polling stations on 23 May. more like this
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Lord Greaves more like this
star this property uin HL15954 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
star this property answer text <p>Data on people who are turned away from polling stations is not collected centrally.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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less than 2019-06-04T14:24:14.033Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-04T14:24:14.033Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham remove filter
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2569
star this property label Biography information for Lord Greaves more like this
1088562
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-13more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading European Parliament: Elections remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the answer by Lord Callanan on 27 February (HL Deb, col 242) that the legislation no longer exists on the UK statute book to hold European Parliament elections, what is the statutory basis for this. more like this
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Lord Hannay of Chiswick more like this
star this property uin HL14522 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-19more like thismore than 2019-03-19
star this property answer text <p>Once the UK leaves the European Union, the legislation that provides for the holding of European Parliamentary elections will no longer be necessary.</p><p>The European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (“the 2018 Act”) repeals the underlying pieces of legislation providing for the holding of European Parliamentary elections. The repeal of these provisions will come into effect on such a day as is set out in commencement Regulations. The European Parliamentary Elections Etc. (Repeal, Revocation, Amendment and Saving Provisions) (United Kingdom and Gibraltar) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 were made on 3rd December 2018 under powers in the 2018 Act. These Regulations make further provision as a result of the UK no longer participating in European Parliamentary elections, and will come into force on the day that the UK leaves the European Union.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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less than 2019-03-19T14:05:37.25Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-19T14:05:37.25Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Hannay of Chiswick more like this