Written Question on Electoral Register: Sales

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Date Title Questioner
9 Sep 2019, 6:40 p.m. Electoral Register: Sales Chris Ruane


To ask the hon. Member for Houghton and Sunderland South, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, what records the Committee holds on the income that local authorities receive from the sale of electoral registers to the private sector.

Answer (Bridget Phillipson)

The prescribed fees for the sale of electoral registers are set out in legislation. The Commission provides comprehensive written guidance for Electoral Registration Officers (EROs) which covers the supply of the registers on payment of the relevant prescribed fee. The Commission does not hold records in relation to the sale of electoral registers by EROs.

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