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Election Day: Weekend Voting Consultation

Volume 499: debated on Wednesday 11 November 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice when he plans to publish his response to the Election Day: Weekend Voting consultation. (299074)

The Government’s response to the Election Day: Weekend Voting consultation will be published shortly in the context of the Government’s wider thinking on promoting engagement in the electoral process. The responses to the consultation reveal that there is a wide range of views on whether weekend voting would have a positive impact on turnout.