Skip to main content


Volume 505: debated on Wednesday 10 February 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what discussions he has had with the new First Minister on means of encouraging greater voter participation in Wales in the forthcoming general election. (316222)

I discuss a range of issues including means of encouraging voter participation with the First Minister. The level of turnout in recent elections have been disappointing and the Government and the Electoral Commission are always looking at ways of addressing this issue.