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Electoral Registration

Inquiry

This inquiry will look into the current system of voter registration in the UK, how effective it is at registering eligible electors and consider international examples of good practice.

The Committee’s inquiry will examine issues surrounding the access to and sharing of data, and how to improve the accuracy and completeness of registers.

The inquiry will also explore the impact on local authorities of event-led registration as well as changes since the passing of the Elections Act 2022.

This inquiry is no longer accepting evidence

The deadline for submissions was Monday 6 February 2023.

Upcoming events

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Past events

Wednesday 13 December 2023
10:00am Private
10:30am Public
Electoral Registration - Oral evidence 13 December 2023
10:30am
  • Simon Hoare MP (Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Local Government) at Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities)
  • Liz Owen (Deputy Director for Registration and Franchise at Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities)
The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
Monday 3 July 2023
4:00pm Public
Electoral Registration - Oral evidence 3 July 2023
4:00pm
  • Peter Stanyon (Chief Executive at Association of Electoral Administrators)
  • Graham Farrant (Returning Officer at BCP Council)
  • Miranda Cannon (Returning Officer at Leicester City Council)
5:00pm
  • Ailsa Irvine (Director of Electoral Administration and Guidance at Electoral Commission)
  • John Pullinger CB (Chair at Electoral Commission)
  • Craig Westwood (Director of Communications at Electoral Commission)
The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
Monday 17 April 2023
4:00pm Public
Electoral Registration - Oral evidence 17 April 2023
4:00pm
  • Peter Stanyon (Chief Executive at Association of Electoral Administrators)
  • Pete Wildman (Vice President at Scottish Assessors Association)
  • Amanda Edwards (Chair at Association of Electoral Administrators (Wales))
5:15pm
  • Fazilet Hadi (Director of Policy at Disability Rights UK)
  • Sila Ugurlu (Trustee at British Youth Council)
  • Fiona Weir (CEO at Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust)
The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
Monday 6 March 2023
4:00pm Public
Electoral Registration - Oral evidence 6 March 2023
4:00pm
  • Professor Toby James (Professor of Politics and Public Policy and Co Director of Electoral Integrity Project at University of East Anglia)
  • Professor Alistair Clark (Professor of Political Science at Newcastle University)
5:00pm
  • Louise Round (Head of Elections and Democracy at Solace)
  • Barry Quirk CBE
Room 16, Palace of Westminster

Contact us

Please note that the contact details below are for the Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Committee

  • Email: luhccom@parliament.uk
  • Phone: 020 7219 1975 (general enquiries) | 020 7219 7556 (media inquiries)
  • Address: Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Committee, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA