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Electoral Register

Question for Deputy Prime Minister

UIN 208794, tabled on 9 September 2014

To ask the Deputy Prime Minister, what the decision-making process was for the distribution of his Department's £4.2 million Innovation Fund to improve voter registration.

Answered on

15 September 2014

The £4.2 million fund was aimed at maximising electoral registration throughout the transition to Individual Electoral Registration – the Innovation Fund was part of this.

Five national organisations received funding through the Innovation fund, to test ways of improving democratic engagement among under registered groups were selected on merit for their innovative ideas, insight, networks and knowledge of specific groups.

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Deputy Prime Minister