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Electoral Register

Question for Cabinet Office

UIN HL553, tabled on 17 June 2015

To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to end the requirement for Electoral Registration Officers to canvas households annually.

Answered on

25 June 2015

Following the introduction of Individual Electoral Registration (IER) in Great Britain in 2014, the annual canvass of households has been retained. There are no current plans to exercise an order under Part 1, Section 7(2)(b) of the Electoral Registration and Administration Act 2013.

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Cabinet Office