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CORE Electoral Database

Volume 453: debated on Monday 27 November 2006

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Constitutional Affairs whether the technical specifications of the CORE electoral registration database will allow for data matching with other databases in the future should legislation allow. (102838)

The technical specifications for the CORE information system have not yet been developed. The specifications, when developed, will be based around business requirements that fit within current legislation and policy.

However, the CORE information system is intended to be flexible enough to allow new functionality, such as data matching, to be added as legislation and policy allow in the future.