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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
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star this property hansard heading European Parliament: Elections more like this
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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
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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
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star this property label Biography information for Kevin Foster more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine West more like this