Skip to main content

Electoral Registers

Volume 465: debated on Tuesday 24 May 1949

The text on this page has been created from Hansard archive content, it may contain typographical errors.

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he is aware of the unsatisfactory state of the voters lists in Scotland as at present compiled; and what early measures are to be taken to ensure complete and accurate lists.

Under the Representation of the People Act, 1948, the Autumn, 1949, and subsequent registers will be prepared on the basis of a house-to-house or other sufficient inquiry conducted by electoral registration officers. This should secure the greatest possible accuracy.