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Elections: Register

Volume 698: debated on Tuesday 29 January 2008

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Further to the Written Answer by Lord Rooker on 8 February 2005 (WA 107), what was the outcome of their consideration of the use of the electoral register by local authorities. [HL1406]

The Representation of the People Regulations 2001 were amended in 2006 to enable local authorities to use the full electoral register for the purpose of holding a local poll under Section 116 of the Local Government Act 2003.