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Electoral Rolls

Volume 722: debated on Tuesday 21 December 1965

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87.

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he is aware that the public exhibition of electoral rolls is of assistance to criminals, and of the anxiety of many persons living alone regarding this matter; and if he will issue a circular to local authorities with a view to ensuring that such electoral information is not misused.

I do not see how access to information which is, and must be, public can be denied to individuals however ill-intentioned.