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General Elections: Voting Rights

Question for Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

UIN 72545, tabled on 9 November 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, with reference to the open letter from the Association of Electoral Administrators and Society of Local Authority of Chief Executives, what steps his Department plans to take to help ensure that the proposed shortening of the UK general election timetable will not lead to voter disenfranchisement.

Answered on

19 November 2021

There are no provisions in the Elections Bill or in the Dissolution and Calling of Parliament Bill on this matter.