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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-06-05
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading European Parliament: Elections more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what discussions he has had with representatives of local authorities on EU citizens that were prevented from voting in the 2019 European Parliament elections. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Manchester, Gorton more like this
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Afzal Khan more like this
star this property uin 260725 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-10more like thismore than 2019-06-10
star this property answer text <p>My officials and I meet regularly with representatives of local authorities and electoral administrators to discuss a wide range of electoral issues.</p><p>In line with their statutory duty, the Electoral Commission will be publishing a report into the administration of the polls later this year.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Torbay remove filter
star this property answering member printed Kevin Foster more like this
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less than 2019-06-10T16:32:22.28Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-10T16:32:22.28Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kevin Foster more like this
star this property tabling member
4671
unstar this property label Biography information for Afzal Khan more like this
1129625
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Freedom of Information more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, when he plans to respond to the Information Commissioner's report, Outsourcing oversight: the case for reforming access to information law which was published in January 2019. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cambridge more like this
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Daniel Zeichner more like this
star this property uin 260030 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-10more like thismore than 2019-06-10
star this property answer text <p>The Government responded to the IC's report to Parliament on the 24 April 2019.</p><p>Copies of the response have been placed in the Libraries of both Houses.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Torbay remove filter
star this property answering member printed Kevin Foster more like this
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less than 2019-06-10T12:18:16.96Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-10T12:18:16.96Z
star this property answering member
4451
star this property label Biography information for Kevin Foster more like this
star this property tabling member
4382
unstar this property label Biography information for Daniel Zeichner more like this
1129676
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
star this property answering body
Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading European Parliament: Elections more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what assessment the Government has made of the UK’s compliance with Article 20 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union on the right to vote in the recent EU parliamentary elections. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ceredigion more like this
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Ben Lake more like this
star this property uin 260094 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
star this property answer text <p>Legislation has been in place since 1994 which ensures that the UK is in compliance with<br>its European Union obligations regarding EU citizens’ right to vote in European<br>Parliamentary elections whilst resident in the UK</p><p>The Government took all the legal steps necessary to prepare for the European<br>Parliamentary elections and put in place all the legislative and funding elements to enable<br>Returning Officers to make their preparations required for the polls.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Torbay remove filter
star this property answering member printed Kevin Foster more like this
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less than 2019-06-11T11:16:20.61Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-11T11:16:20.61Z
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4451
star this property label Biography information for Kevin Foster more like this
star this property tabling member
4630
unstar this property label Biography information for Ben Lake more like this
1129677
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading European Parliament: Elections more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what guidance was issued to the Government by the Electoral Commission on the time required to ensure (a) EU citizens living in the UK and (b) UK citizens living in the EU would be able to vote in the EU parliamentary elections; and on what date his Department received that advice. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ceredigion more like this
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Ben Lake more like this
star this property uin 260095 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
star this property answer text <p>Government officials worked closely with Returning Officers and the Electoral Commission and other agencies such as the Society of Local Authority Chief Executives (SOLACE) and the Association of Electoral Administrators (AEA) to support the smooth running of the polls on 23 May.</p><p> </p><p>Electoral Registration Officers (EROs) are under a statutory duty to ensure people who are eligible to vote in elections have the opportunity to do so. For the recent European Parliamentary elections that included making sure relevant citizens of the EU who are resident in the UK and registered to vote in local elections were made aware they needed to complete a voter registration and declaration form (commonly referred to as a UC1 or EC6 form) in order to enable them to vote.</p><p> </p><p>On 5 April, the Electoral Commission published guidance for local returning officers and EROs on the upcoming European parliamentary elections. This guidance reminded EROs to prepare and issue UC1 forms to EU citizens on the electoral register. It also encouraged EROs to agree plans and timings for postal vote despatch, including plans on how to prioritise the despatch of overseas votes. Overseas voters include UK eligible citizens living in the EU.</p><p> </p>
unstar this property answering member constituency Torbay remove filter
star this property answering member printed Kevin Foster more like this
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less than 2019-06-11T11:15:30.753Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-11T11:15:30.753Z
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4451
star this property label Biography information for Kevin Foster more like this
star this property tabling member
4630
unstar this property label Biography information for Ben Lake more like this
1129678
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading European Parliament: Elections more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what assessment his Department made of the capacity of local authorities to ensure EU citizens living in the UK were able to vote in the UK at the recent EU parliamentary elections. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ceredigion more like this
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Ben Lake more like this
star this property uin 260096 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
star this property answer text <p>Registration for elections is a matter for Electoral Registration Officers (EROs). The<br>Electoral Commission provides guidance and advice to EROs and is responsible for<br>monitoring their performance.</p><p>The Electoral Commission supported EROs in the discharge of this function. It issued guidance on<br>the 4th April which recommended that EROs should identify EU citizens who are on the local<br>government register and send them a declaration form and supporting information explaining how<br>they can declare their intent to vote in these elections in the UK should they wish to.</p><p>The Government worked with local authority elections staff<br>including EROs and Returning Officers and with the Electoral Commission and other<br>agencies such as the Society of Local Authority Chief Executives (SOLACE) and the<br>Association of Electoral Administrators (AEA) to support the smooth running of the polls.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Torbay remove filter
star this property answering member printed Kevin Foster more like this
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less than 2019-06-11T11:14:42.05Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-11T11:14:42.05Z
star this property answering member
4451
star this property label Biography information for Kevin Foster more like this
star this property tabling member
4630
unstar this property label Biography information for Ben Lake more like this
1128819
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-03more like thismore than 2019-06-03
star this property answering body
Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading European Parliament: Elections more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether he has had discussions with electoral registration officers on the UC1/EC6 process since the 25 April 2019 Urgent Question on Electoral Registration: EU Citizens. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green more like this
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Catherine West more like this
star this property uin 259362 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-10more like thismore than 2019-06-10
star this property answer text <p>Government officials worked closely with Returning Officers and the Electoral Commission and<br>other agencies such as the Society of Local Authority Chief Executives (SOLACE) and the<br>Association of Electoral Administrators (AEA) to support the smooth running of the polls on 23<br>May</p><p>Electoral Registration Officers (EROs) are under a statutory duty to ensure people who are eligible<br>to vote in elections have the opportunity to do so. For the recent European Parliamentary elections<br>that included making sure relevant citizens of the EU who are resident in the UK and registered to<br>vote in local elections were made aware they needed to complete a voter registration and<br>declaration form (commonly referred to as a UC1 or EC6 form) in order to enable them to vote</p><p>The Electoral Commission supported EROs in the discharge of this function and encouraged them<br>to take additional steps to raise awareness of this requirement locally, through social media<br>channels and other means.</p><p>The Electoral Commission supported EROs in the discharge of this function. It issued guidance on<br>the 4th April which recommended that EROs should identify EU citizens who are on the local<br>government register and send them a declaration form and supporting information explaining how<br>they can declare their intent to vote in these elections in the UK should they wish to.</p>
unstar this property answering member constituency Torbay remove filter
star this property answering member printed Kevin Foster more like this
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less than 2019-06-10T12:15:32.333Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-10T12:15:32.333Z
star this property answering member
4451
star this property label Biography information for Kevin Foster more like this
star this property tabling member
4523
unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine West more like this
1128916
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-03more like thismore than 2019-06-03
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading European Parliament: Elections more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what recent estimate he has made of the number of EU citizens who were unable to vote in the 2019 European elections due to local authorities (a) not sending the correct registration forms in time and (b) processing the registration forms incorrectly. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Streatham more like this
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Chuka Umunna more like this
star this property uin 259215 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-10more like thismore than 2019-06-10
star this property answer text <p>The Government took all the legal steps necessary to prepare for the European Parliamentary<br>elections and put in place all the legislative and funding elements to enable Returning Officers to<br>make their preparations required for the polls on 23 May</p><p>Electoral Registration Officers are responsible for administering elections at the local level. They<br>are also under a statutory duty to ensure people who are eligible to vote in elections have the<br>opportunity to do so and are supported by the Electoral Commission in delivering these functions</p><p>The Electoral Commission encouraged EROs to take additional steps to raise awareness of this<br>requirement locally, through social media channels and other means.</p><p>The Electoral Commission supported EROs in the discharge of this function. It issued guidance on<br>the 4th April which recommended that EROs should identify EU citizens who are on the local<br>government register and send them a declaration form and supporting information explaining how<br>they can declare their intent to vote in these elections in the UK should they wish to.</p><p>In line with their statutory duty, the Electoral Commission will be publishing a report into the<br>administration of the polls later this year</p><p>Figures on the number of individuals completing forms or details relating to the processing of those<br>forms are not held centrally by the Government.</p>
unstar this property answering member constituency Torbay remove filter
star this property answering member printed Kevin Foster more like this
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less than 2019-06-10T12:21:05.637Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-10T12:21:05.637Z
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4451
star this property label Biography information for Kevin Foster more like this
star this property tabling member
4128
unstar this property label Biography information for Chuka Umunna more like this
1128930
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-03more like thismore than 2019-06-03
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading European Parliament: Elections more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what assessment he has made of whether the Government's management of the 2019 European elections breached EU law. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 258879 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-07more like thismore than 2019-06-07
star this property answer text <p>The Government took all the legal steps necessary to prepare for the European Parliamentary<br>elections and put in place all the legislative and funding elements to enable Returning Officers to<br>make their preparations required for the polls on 23 May. The Government worked with Returning<br>Officers and the Electoral Commission and other agencies such as the Society of Local Authority<br>Chief Executives (SOLACE) and the Association of Electoral Administrators (AEA) to support the<br>smooth running of the polls.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Torbay remove filter
star this property answering member printed Kevin Foster more like this
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less than 2019-06-07T11:31:07.837Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-07T11:31:07.837Z
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4451
star this property label Biography information for Kevin Foster more like this
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151
unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
1129031
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-03more like thismore than 2019-06-03
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading European Parliament: Elections more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether he plans to launch (a) a review or (b) an official inquiry into the efficacy of the voter registration process for EU nationals following 2019 European elections. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green more like this
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Catherine West more like this
star this property uin 259363 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-10more like thismore than 2019-06-10
star this property answer text <p>The Government took all the legal steps necessary to prepare for the European Parliamentary elections and put in place all the legislative and funding elements to enable Returning Officers to make their preparations required for the polls.</p><p> </p><p>In line with their statutory duty, the Electoral Commission will be publishing a report into the administration of the polls later this year, which the Government will carefully consider in due course.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Torbay remove filter
star this property answering member printed Kevin Foster more like this
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less than 2019-06-10T11:21:12.533Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-10T11:21:12.533Z
star this property answering member
4451
star this property label Biography information for Kevin Foster more like this
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4523
unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine West more like this
1129034
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-03more like thismore than 2019-06-03
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading EU Nationals: Electoral Register more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many EU nationals were registered to vote in the 2019 local elections. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green more like this
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Catherine West more like this
star this property uin 259364 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-07more like thismore than 2019-06-07
star this property answer text <p>I refer the Honourable Member to my answer given to Question 257793 of 4 June 2019.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Torbay remove filter
star this property answering member printed Kevin Foster more like this
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less than 2019-06-07T11:29:22.337Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-07T11:29:22.337Z
star this property answering member
4451
star this property label Biography information for Kevin Foster more like this
star this property tabling member
4523
unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine West more like this