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1006673
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star this property date less than 2018-11-13more like thismore than 2018-11-13
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The Senior Deputy Speaker more like this
star this property answering dept id 204 more like this
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star this property answering dept sort name Senior Deputy Speaker (HoL) more like this
star this property hansard heading Hereditary Peers: By-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 the Senior Deputy Speaker who tendered for the contract to supervise by-elections for hereditary peers; and which tender was successful. more like this
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Lord Grocott more like this
star this property uin HL11453 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-11-26more like thismore than 2018-11-26
star this property answer text <p>ERS, Kanto Elect and UK Engage responded to the invitation to tender. ERS was the successful applicant.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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less than 2018-11-26T15:41:56.83Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-26T15:41:56.83Z
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4148
star this property label Biography information for Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Grocott more like this
1006674
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-13more like thismore than 2018-11-13
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The Senior Deputy Speaker more like this
star this property answering dept id 204 more like this
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star this property answering dept sort name Senior Deputy Speaker (HoL) more like this
star this property hansard heading Hereditary Peers: By-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 the Senior Deputy Speaker what is the overall cost, including the cost to the House Authorities, of the contract to supervise by-elections for hereditary peers; whether that cost is paid annually or per by-election; and whether the cost is dependent on the number of candidates or electors. more like this
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Lord Grocott more like this
star this property uin HL11454 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-11-26more like thismore than 2018-11-26
star this property answer text <p>The costs are paid per by-election. Costs vary according to the number of electors. The current cost of a whole House by-election is £1440; a Labour or Liberal Democrat by-election costs £570, and a Conservative or Crossbench by-election costs £600; all costs are inclusive of VAT. This is in addition to the cost of House of Lords staff time spent organising the by-election which forms part of their normal duties and is not costed separately.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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less than 2018-11-26T15:41:39.057Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-26T15:41:39.057Z
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4148
star this property label Biography information for Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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276
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Grocott more like this
1006675
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-13more like thismore than 2018-11-13
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The Senior Deputy Speaker more like this
star this property answering dept id 204 more like this
star this property answering dept short name
star this property answering dept sort name Senior Deputy Speaker (HoL) more like this
star this property hansard heading Hereditary Peers: By-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 the Senior Deputy Speaker whether arrangements will be made to enable members of the House who wish to observe the count of the votes cast for the hereditary peer by-election scheduled to take place on 27 and 28 November. more like this
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Lord Grocott more like this
star this property uin HL11455 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-11-26more like thismore than 2018-11-26
star this property answer text <p>A member of the relevant party or group is appointed to act as scrutineer at each count, and this will happen on 28 November when the votes (all of which will be cast by post) will be counted. There is no count on 27 November. There are no plans to make further arrangements to enable more members of the House to observe the count of the votes cast.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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less than 2018-11-26T15:41:08.923Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-26T15:41:08.923Z
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4148
star this property label Biography information for Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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276
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Grocott more like this
1006676
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-13more like thismore than 2018-11-13
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The Senior Deputy Speaker more like this
star this property answering dept id 204 more like this
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star this property answering dept sort name Senior Deputy Speaker (HoL) more like this
star this property hansard heading Hereditary Peers: By-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 the Senior Deputy Speaker whether media access will be granted to the count of votes cast for the hereditary peer by-election scheduled to take place on 27 and 28 November. more like this
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Lord Grocott more like this
star this property uin HL11456 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-11-26more like thismore than 2018-11-26
star this property answer text <p>There are no plans to provide for members of the media to be present to witness the count on 28 November. There is no count on 27 November.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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less than 2018-11-26T15:39:14.12Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-26T15:39:14.12Z
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4148
star this property label Biography information for Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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276
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Grocott more like this
1006677
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-13more like thismore than 2018-11-13
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The Senior Deputy Speaker more like this
star this property answering dept id 204 more like this
star this property answering dept short name
star this property answering dept sort name Senior Deputy Speaker (HoL) more like this
star this property hansard heading Hereditary Peers: By-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 the Senior Deputy Speaker whether media access will be granted to the hustings for the hereditary peer by-election scheduled to take place on 20 November. more like this
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Lord Grocott more like this
star this property uin HL11457 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-11-26more like thismore than 2018-11-26
star this property answer text <p>The arrangements for hustings are a matter for the party or group concerned.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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less than 2018-11-26T15:40:46.04Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-26T15:40:46.04Z
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4148
star this property label Biography information for Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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276
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Grocott more like this
1017057
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-28more like thismore than 2018-11-28
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The Senior Deputy Speaker more like this
star this property answering dept id 204 more like this
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star this property answering dept sort name Senior Deputy Speaker (HoL) more like this
star this property hansard heading Hereditary Peers: By-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 the Senior Deputy Speaker, further to the Written Answers by the Chairman of Committees (Lord Laming) on 12 May 2016 (HL8153) and the Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith) on 26 November (HL11454), why the cost of a Liberal Democrat hereditary peers' by-election, payable to Electoral Reform Services, has risen from £300 to £570. more like this
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Lord Grocott more like this
star this property uin HL11902 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-12-12more like thismore than 2018-12-12
star this property answer text <p>The costs differ as, exceptionally, Electoral Reform Services were not involved in the print and distribution of the voting packs for the Liberal Democrat by-election in 2016. On that occasion, these tasks were handled by a member of House staff. The £570 figure quoted is from the successful tender submitted by Electoral Reform Services whom we expect to carry out all functions in future by-elections.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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less than 2018-12-12T13:35:18.787Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-12T13:35:18.787Z
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4148
star this property label Biography information for Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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276
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Grocott more like this
1047823
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-24more like thismore than 2019-01-24
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The Senior Deputy Speaker more like this
star this property answering dept id 204 more like this
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star this property answering dept sort name Senior Deputy Speaker (HoL) more like this
star this property hansard heading Hereditary Peers: By-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 the Senior Deputy Speaker what was the percentage turnout of voters in each of the whole House hereditary peer by-elections. more like this
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Lord Grocott more like this
star this property uin HL13101 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-01-29more like thismore than 2019-01-29
star this property answer text <p>Since the system of hereditary peer by-elections began there have been eight such by-elections where all members of the House have been eligible to vote. The percentage turnout of voters in each by-election was as follows:</p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Date of election </strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Departed Peer </strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Elected Peer </strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Percentage of electorate who voted</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>27-Mar-03</p></td><td><p>Oxfuird, V.</p></td><td><p>Ullswater, V.</p></td><td><p>63.99%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>23-Mar-05</p></td><td><p>Aberdare, L.</p></td><td><p>Eccles, V.</p></td><td><p>50.65%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>23-Mar-11</p></td><td><p>Strabolgi, L.</p></td><td><p>Hanworth, V.</p></td><td><p>53.83%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>20-Jul-11</p></td><td><p>Ampthill, L.</p></td><td><p>Colville of Culross, V.</p></td><td><p>40.70%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>17-Jul-13</p></td><td><p>Reay, L.</p></td><td><p>Borwick, L.</p></td><td><p>44.35%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>22-Oct-14</p></td><td><p>Methuen, L.</p></td><td><p>Oxford and Asquith, E.</p></td><td><p>36.46%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>27-Mar-17</p></td><td><p>Lyell, L.</p></td><td><p>Colgrain, L.</p></td><td><p>43.08%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>23-Jan-19</p></td><td><p>Skelmersdale, L.</p></td><td><p>Reay, L.</p></td><td><p>32.99%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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less than 2019-01-29T12:10:35.137Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-29T12:10:35.137Z
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4148
star this property label Biography information for Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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276
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Grocott more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-11-17more like thismore than 2015-11-17
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The Lord Chairman of Committees more like this
star this property answering dept id 200 more like this
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star this property answering dept sort name Chairman of Committees (HoL) more like this
star this property hansard heading Hereditary Peers: By-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 the Chairman of Committees how much has been paid to Electoral Reform Services for their supervision of each hereditary peers by-election since the start of the 2014–15 session in the House of Lords. more like this
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Lord Trefgarne more like this
star this property uin HL3657 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2015-11-25more like thismore than 2015-11-25
star this property answer text <p>The table below shows the date of the count of, those eligible to vote in the by-election and the amount paid to Electoral Reform Services in respect of each by-election since the start of the 2014–15 session.</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Date of count</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Those eligible to vote </strong> <strong>in the by-election</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Amount paid to Electoral Reform Services</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>22 October 2014</p></td><td><p>All members of the House</p></td><td><p>£2,370</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>10 December 2014</p></td><td><p>Crossbench hereditary members</p></td><td><p>£950</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>3 February 2015</p></td><td><p>Crossbench hereditary members</p></td><td><p>£950</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>7 July 2015</p></td><td><p>Crossbench hereditary members</p></td><td><p>£950</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>16 September 2015</p></td><td><p>Conservative hereditary members</p></td><td><p>£950</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>The by-election in October 2014 involved the manning of a polling station for a day.</p><p>Amounts are exclusive of VAT. The table does not include two recent by-elections in respect of which Electoral Reform Services has provided services but not yet been paid.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Laming more like this
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less than 2015-11-25T17:52:04.803Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-25T17:52:04.803Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Laming more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Trefgarne more like this
513889
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star this property date less than 2016-04-19more like thismore than 2016-04-19
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The Lord Chairman of Committees more like this
star this property answering dept id 200 more like this
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star this property answering dept sort name Chairman of Committees (HoL) more like this
star this property hansard heading Hereditary Peers: By-elections remove filter
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chairman of Committees, in the light of the publication on 19 April of the result of the Hereditary Peers By-election, whether he will publish the contract with Electoral Reform Services to supervise and conduct the poll and count. more like this
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Lord Grocott more like this
star this property uin HL7763 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2016-04-28more like thismore than 2016-04-28
star this property answer text <p>The House has engaged Electoral Reform Services (ERS) to assist with each hereditary peers’ by-election. When the need for a by-election arises ERS are engaged under a standing agreement to administer and supervise the by-election and provide assurance that it conforms to good electoral practice.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Laming more like this
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less than 2016-04-28T11:30:21.82Zmore like thismore than 2016-04-28T11:30:21.82Z
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2079
star this property label Biography information for Lord Laming more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Grocott more like this
514323
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star this property date less than 2016-04-20more like thismore than 2016-04-20
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The Lord Chairman of Committees more like this
star this property answering dept id 200 more like this
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star this property answering dept sort name Chairman of Committees (HoL) more like this
star this property hansard heading Hereditary Peers: By-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 the Chairman of Committees what fees were paid, if any, to Electoral Reform Services for conducting each of the last four Hereditary Peers By-elections. more like this
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Lord Steel of Aikwood more like this
star this property uin HL7813 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2016-04-27more like thismore than 2016-04-27
star this property answer text <p>The table below shows the date of the count of the last four Hereditary Peers By-elections for which invoices have been received and the amount paid to Electoral Reform Services in respect of each.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Date of count</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Amount paid to Electoral Reform Services</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>7 July 2015</p></td><td><p>£950</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>16 September 2015</p></td><td><p>£950</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>20 October 2015</p></td><td><p>£950</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>24 November 2015</p></td><td><p>£950</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Amounts are exclusive of VAT. The table does not include a recent by-election in respect of which Electoral Reform Services has provided services but not yet sent an invoice.</p><p>In addition to the services they provide in administering and supervising by-elections, engaging Electoral Reform Services provides assurance that by-elections conform to good electoral practice.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Laming more like this
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less than 2016-04-27T14:05:52.387Zmore like thismore than 2016-04-27T14:05:52.387Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Laming more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Steel of Aikwood more like this