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star this property date less than 2017-12-12more like thismore than 2017-12-12
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Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission more like this
star this property answering dept id 36 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission more like this
star this property hansard heading Polling Stations: Learning Disability 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 hon. Member for Houghton and Sunderland South, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, what training and guidance polling station staff receive before elections on the (a) challenges faced by and (b) support available to people with a learning disability. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lancaster and Fleetwood more like this
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Cat Smith more like this
star this property uin 118798 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Ahead of any election, the Commission provides resources for Returning Officers including training material, to ensure anyone who is eligible to vote is able to do so with confidence. It is the responsibility of Returning Officers to deliver training to polling station staff.</p><p>The Commission’s Polling Station Handbook contains specific guidance for polling station staff on what support any person with a learning disability can request in order to be able to cast their vote.</p><p>The Commission’s recent ‘Elections for Everyone’ report – which looks specifically at issues of access to elections for those with disabilities – contains a number of recommendations to ensure there are no barriers to any person with a learning disability being able to cast their vote.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Houghton and Sunderland South more like this
star this property answering member printed Bridget Phillipson more like this
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less than 2017-12-14T16:16:30.81Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-14T16:16:30.81Z
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4046
star this property label Biography information for Bridget Phillipson more like this
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4436
unstar this property label Biography information for Cat Smith more like this
805118
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-12more like thismore than 2017-12-12
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Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission more like this
star this property answering dept id 36 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission more like this
star this property hansard heading Local Government: 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 hon. Member for Houghton and Sunderland South, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, what steps the Electoral Commission is taking to ensure that people without a fixed address are able to register to vote ahead of the May 2018 Local Elections. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lancaster and Fleetwood more like this
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Cat Smith more like this
star this property uin 118790 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Electoral Commission will run a multimedia campaign ahead of the May 2018 local elections to encourage all eligible people to register to vote.</p><p>This campaign will include work, building on previous partnerships with organisations including The Traveller Movement and Shelter, to provide resources and information to support those with no fixed address to register to vote. Partners, including local authority communication departments, will be encouraged to share these via their own networks at a local level.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Houghton and Sunderland South more like this
star this property answering member printed Bridget Phillipson more like this
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less than 2017-12-14T16:11:14.31Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-14T16:11:14.31Z
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star this property label Biography information for Bridget Phillipson more like this
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4436
unstar this property label Biography information for Cat Smith more like this
805124
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-12more like thismore than 2017-12-12
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Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission more like this
star this property answering dept id 36 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission more like this
star this property hansard heading Electoral Register: Learning Disability 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 hon. Member for Houghton and Sunderland South, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, if the Electoral Commission will make issue guidance on (a) registering to vote and (b) participating in elections for parents and families of people with profound and multiple learning disabilities. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lancaster and Fleetwood more like this
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Cat Smith more like this
star this property uin 118796 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>There should be no barriers to voting for any person with a disability. The Commission has prepared an Easy Read form which people with a learning disability are able to use to apply to register to vote. The form is available on the Commission’s website and promoted to Electoral Registration Officers via the Commission’s bulletin for administrators.</p><p>The Commission has ongoing partnerships with Mencap, Mencap Cymru, Mencap Northern Ireland and Enable Scotland; it is committed to providing ongoing support to these partners with joint Easy Read guides and other resources, to provide information on how to register and take part in elections for parents and families of people with profound and multiple learning disabilities.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Houghton and Sunderland South more like this
star this property answering member printed Bridget Phillipson more like this
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less than 2017-12-14T16:13:23.893Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-14T16:13:23.893Z
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star this property label Biography information for Bridget Phillipson more like this
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4436
unstar this property label Biography information for Cat Smith more like this
805117
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-12more like thismore than 2017-12-12
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Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission more like this
star this property answering dept id 36 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission more like this
star this property hansard heading UK Membership of EU: Referendums 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 hon. Member for Houghton and Sunderland South, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, how many claims for services and expenses of returning officers in connection with the EU referendum are (a) have been settled and (b) remain outstanding; and if he will publish the cost of those payments. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lancaster and Fleetwood more like this
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Cat Smith more like this
star this property uin 118789 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Over two thirds of expenses claims from Counting Officers at the EU Referendum have been finalised. The remaining, outstanding claims are currently being processed. Once all claims have been processed and approved, the Commission will publish the information on its website.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Houghton and Sunderland South more like this
star this property answering member printed Bridget Phillipson more like this
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less than 2017-12-14T16:09:25.567Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-14T16:09:25.567Z
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star this property label Biography information for Bridget Phillipson more like this
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4436
unstar this property label Biography information for Cat Smith more like this