||To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to Written Answers by Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth
on 3 July 2017, 15 September 2017, and 2 October 2017 (HL3, HL1448, and HL1671) and
the Written Answer by Lord Duncan of Springbank on 21 Dec 2017 (HL3975), what assessment
they have made of the case for (1) increased safeguards against organised abuse of
the electoral system in Northern Ireland to take account of the 2017 figure for proxy
vote applications being 555 per cent of that in 2010, and (2) a further review of
absent voting procedures by the Chief Electoral Officer for Northern Ireland.