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Postal Voting

Volume 448: debated on Tuesday 11 July 2006

31. To ask the Minister of State, Department for Constitutional Affairs when she will make it an offence to make a false application for a postal vote. (83878)

The Electoral Administration Bill creates a new electoral offence of falsely applying for a postal vote. We are currently considering implementation of the provisions in the Bill with a view to having them in force in time for the May 2007 local elections.