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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-05-27more like thismore than 2015-05-27
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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 Electoral Register more like this
star this property house id 1 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, what estimate he has made of the number of people (a) entitled and (b) registered to vote in each parliamentary constituency at the May 2015 general election. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sheffield, Heeley more like this
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Louise Haigh more like this
star this property uin 185 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-06-04more like thismore than 2015-06-04
star this property answer text <p>The Office for National Statistics has published electoral statistics for those registered to vote based on the registers published on 1 December 2014 in England and Wales and 28 February in Scotland. They can be found here:</p><p><a href="http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/rel/pop-estimate/electoral-statistics-for-uk/2014/index.html" target="_blank">http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/rel/pop-estimate/electoral-statistics-for-uk/2014/index.html</a></p><p>The Electoral Commission made its assessment of the registers used for the General Election on 7 May and plan to publish their report in June.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Weston-super-Mare more like this
star this property answering member printed John Penrose more like this
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less than 2015-06-04T11:50:24.847Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-04T11:50:24.847Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for John Penrose remove filter
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4473
unstar this property label Biography information for Louise Haigh more like this
347085
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-05-27more like thismore than 2015-05-27
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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 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, what assessment hehas made of the effect of the introduction of Individual Electoral Registration on (a) the incidence of electoral fraud and (b) public perceptions of the integrity of the electoral system. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Islington South and Finsbury more like this
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Emily Thornberry more like this
star this property uin 222 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 2015-06-04more like thismore than 2015-06-04
star this property answer text <p>A report on allegations of electoral fraud reported to police forces in the UK is published each year jointly by the National Police Chiefs’ Council and the Electoral Commission. The Electoral Commission also publishes an annual UK wide public opinion survey (the ‘Winter Tracker’) which asks the public for its views on electoral fraud.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Weston-super-Mare more like this
star this property answering member printed John Penrose more like this
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less than 2015-06-04T11:54:01.75Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-04T11:54:01.75Z
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1584
unstar this property label Biography information for John Penrose remove filter
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1536
unstar this property label Biography information for Emily Thornberry more like this
347116
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-05-27more like thismore than 2015-05-27
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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 Constituencies 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 estimate he has made of potential savings to the public purse from reducing the number of Parliamentary constituencies to 600. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Islington South and Finsbury more like this
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Emily Thornberry more like this
star this property uin 262 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 2015-06-03more like thismore than 2015-06-03
star this property answer text <p>The most recent estimate, in June 2012, indicated that reducing the number of MPs from 650 to 600 would result in savings of £13.6 million a year.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Weston-super-Mare more like this
star this property answering member printed John Penrose more like this
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less than 2015-06-03T15:42:56.943Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-03T15:42:56.943Z
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1584
unstar this property label Biography information for John Penrose remove filter
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1536
unstar this property label Biography information for Emily Thornberry more like this
347119
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-05-27more like thismore than 2015-05-27
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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 Constituencies 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 has made of the effect of the requirement that the size of constituency electorates should fall within five per cent of the electoral quota, as set out in the Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Act 2011, Clause 1 Part 2, Section 11 (2) (1) on the representation of densely-populated urban areas. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Islington South and Finsbury more like this
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Emily Thornberry more like this
star this property uin 264 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 2015-06-03more like thismore than 2015-06-03
star this property answer text <p>The Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies (PVSC) Act 2011 currently provides for the number of constituencies to be reduced from 650 to 600 and the Government remains committed to equalising the size of constituencies in order to make votes of more equal value, regardless of where in the country voters live.</p><p>The Boundary Commissions are currently due to commence work on their next reviews of Parliamentary constituencies in spring 2016 in order to submit final reports by 1 October 2018.</p><p> </p><p>The Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (IPSA) is responsible for the regulation and payment of expenses, including office running costs, to Members of the House of Commons.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Weston-super-Mare more like this
star this property answering member printed John Penrose more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
263 more like this
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less than 2015-06-03T12:01:59.943Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for John Penrose remove filter
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1536
unstar this property label Biography information for Emily Thornberry more like this
347128
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-05-27more like thismore than 2015-05-27
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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 Constituencies more like this
star this property house id 1 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 a reduction in the number of Parliamentary constituencies to 600 would be accompanied by increases to the budgets available to hon. Members for office running costs. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Islington South and Finsbury more like this
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Emily Thornberry more like this
star this property uin 273 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 2015-06-03more like thismore than 2015-06-03
star this property answer text <p>The Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies (PVSC) Act 2011 currently provides for the number of constituencies to be reduced from 650 to 600 and the Government remains committed to equalising the size of constituencies in order to make votes of more equal value, regardless of where in the country voters live.</p><p>The Boundary Commissions are currently due to commence work on their next reviews of Parliamentary constituencies in spring 2016 in order to submit final reports by 1 October 2018.</p><p> </p><p>The Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (IPSA) is responsible for the regulation and payment of expenses, including office running costs, to Members of the House of Commons.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Weston-super-Mare more like this
star this property answering member printed John Penrose more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
263 more like this
264 more like this
291 more like this
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less than 2015-06-03T12:02:00.097Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-03T12:02:00.097Z
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1584
unstar this property label Biography information for John Penrose remove filter
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1536
unstar this property label Biography information for Emily Thornberry more like this
347133
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-05-27more like thismore than 2015-05-27
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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 Electorate 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 UK citizens of voting age are currently living overseas; and how many citizens of EU countries of voting age excluding the UK, Ireland, Cyprus and Malta live in (a) the UK and (b) Islington South and Finsbury constituency. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Islington South and Finsbury more like this
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Emily Thornberry more like this
star this property uin 288 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 2015-06-04more like thismore than 2015-06-04
star this property answer text <p>There are no official Government statistics on the number of UK citizens of voting age resident overseas, but the World Bank’s “Estimates of Migrants Stocks in 2010” as updated by the UN Department for Social and Economic Affairs in 2013 estimates there were approximately 5.2 million British born migrants living overseas.<strong><br> <br> </strong></p><p> </p><p>The Office for National Statistics’ Annual Population Survey estimates that the total number of EU citizens (excluding British citizens) resident in the UK was 2,507,000 in 2013 (excluding the citizens of Ireland, Cyprus and Malta). The estimates are broken down by local authority rather than Parliamentary constituency.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Weston-super-Mare more like this
star this property answering member printed John Penrose more like this
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less than 2015-06-04T11:48:14.927Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-04T11:48:14.927Z
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1584
unstar this property label Biography information for John Penrose remove filter
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1536
unstar this property label Biography information for Emily Thornberry more like this
347139
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-05-27more like thismore than 2015-05-27
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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 Constituencies 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 expects the Boundary Commissions to begin their work on the next general review of Parliamentary constituencies; whether he expects this review to be conducted in accordance with Part 2 of the Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Act 2011; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Islington South and Finsbury more like this
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Emily Thornberry more like this
star this property uin 291 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 2015-06-03more like thismore than 2015-06-03
star this property answer text <p>The Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies (PVSC) Act 2011 currently provides for the number of constituencies to be reduced from 650 to 600 and the Government remains committed to equalising the size of constituencies in order to make votes of more equal value, regardless of where in the country voters live.</p><p>The Boundary Commissions are currently due to commence work on their next reviews of Parliamentary constituencies in spring 2016 in order to submit final reports by 1 October 2018.</p><p> </p><p>The Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (IPSA) is responsible for the regulation and payment of expenses, including office running costs, to Members of the House of Commons.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Weston-super-Mare more like this
star this property answering member printed John Penrose more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
263 more like this
264 more like this
273 more like this
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less than 2015-06-03T12:02:00.243Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-03T12:02:00.243Z
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1584
unstar this property label Biography information for John Penrose remove filter
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1536
unstar this property label Biography information for Emily Thornberry more like this
347157
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-05-27more like thismore than 2015-05-27
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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 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, with reference to the Written Statement of 5 July 2013, Official Report, column 71WS, what proportion of (a) the Targeted Canvassing Fund, (b) the ERO Registration Fund, (c) the Innovation Fund and (d) Schools Outreach has been spent in (i) England, Wales and Scotland combined, (ii) England, (iii) London, (iv) the London Borough of Islington and (v) Islington South and Finsbury constituency to date. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Islington South and Finsbury more like this
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Emily Thornberry more like this
star this property uin 108 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 2015-06-04more like thismore than 2015-06-04
star this property answer text <p>In July 2013 £4.2million funding was announced to support efforts aimed at increasing the completeness and accuracy of the register. In October 2013 £385,848 of this funding was awarded to 24 successful Electoral Registration Officer (ERO) applicants. The remainder of the funding, as announced on 5 February 2014, was shared between every ERO in Great Britain and five national organisations. Full information is available here:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/news/funding-for-new-ways-to-encourage-voter-registration" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/news/funding-for-new-ways-to-encourage-voter-registration</a></p><p>In addition almost £10million was invested in 2014/15 aimed at maximising levels of voter registration with £6.8million being shared among every ERO in Great Britain.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Weston-super-Mare more like this
star this property answering member printed John Penrose more like this
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less than 2015-06-04T11:52:32.253Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-04T11:52:32.253Z
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1584
unstar this property label Biography information for John Penrose remove filter
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1536
unstar this property label Biography information for Emily Thornberry more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-05-29more like thismore than 2015-05-29
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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 Elections: Proof of Identity more like this
star this property house id 1 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, with reference to the Answer of 21 May 2012, Official Report, column 483W, on voter identification, whether the Government plans to bring forward legislative proposals during the course of the current Parliament to require voters to produce photographic identification at polling stations. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Islington South and Finsbury more like this
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Emily Thornberry more like this
star this property uin 516 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 2015-06-04more like thismore than 2015-06-04
star this property answer text <p>The Government considers tackling electoral fraud as a high priority and believes that more needs to be done to safeguard the integrity of elections.</p><p>The Electoral Commission has been developing proposals for a scheme to require voters in polling stations to provide identification before they can be issued with ballot papers. The Government will consider these proposals in due course.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Weston-super-Mare more like this
star this property answering member printed John Penrose more like this
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less than 2015-06-04T15:35:04.65Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-04T15:35:04.65Z
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1584
unstar this property label Biography information for John Penrose remove filter
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1536
unstar this property label Biography information for Emily Thornberry more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-05-29more like thismore than 2015-05-29
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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 Think Tanks more like this
star this property house id 1 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, if he will bring forward legislative proposals to require think tanks to disclose their sources of funding. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newport West more like this
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Paul Flynn more like this
star this property uin 511 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 2015-06-08more like thismore than 2015-06-08
star this property answer text <p>Think tanks carrying on the business of consultant lobbying are already subject to the provisions of Part 1 of the Transparency of Lobbying Act 2014 and the activities of any think tank acting as a third party campaign group are already subject to the rules in the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000 so the Government has no plans to legislate further in this area.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Weston-super-Mare more like this
star this property answering member printed John Penrose more like this
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less than 2015-06-08T14:44:13.393Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-08T14:44:13.393Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for John Penrose remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Flynn more like this