COMMONS

Readiness for individual electoral registration

Individual Electoral Registration - April 2014

Oral evidence - Thursday 10 April 2014 at 10.00am

Witnesses - Mark Sweeney, Constitution Director and Senior Responsible Owner for the Electoral Registration Transformation Programme, and Colin Dingwall, Programme Director, Electoral Registration Transformation Programme, Cabinet Office.

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On 23 October 2013, the Electoral Commission published its assessment of whether sufficient progress has been made with the implementation process for Individual Electoral Registration (IER) for the Minister to sign the necessary commencement order, meaning that the transition to IER will begin from June 2014. This session was an opportunity for the Committee to hear from the Electoral Commission about its assessment and to question Cabinet Office officials about the points that the Commission raises.

Oral evidence was held on Thursday 7 November 2013, Grimond Room, Portcullis House

Witnesses - Jenny Watson, Chair, Electoral Commission, Peter Wardle, Chief Executive, Electoral Commission, Phil Thompson, Research and Evaluation Manager, Electoral Commission, Ciaran Martin, Constitution Director and Senior Responsible Owner for the Electoral Registration Transformation Programme, Cabinet Office, Colin Dingwall, Programme Director, Electoral Registration Transformation Programme, Cabinet Office