SAC 031106

COINCIDENCE OF PARLIAMENTARY CONSTITUENCY BOUNDARIES IN SCOTLAND AND THE CONSEQUENCES OF CHANGE

The next session of oral evidence in connection with the inquiry above will be on Tuesday 11 November when representatives from the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (COSLA) followed by representatives from the Scottish TUC will appear before the Committee.  The meeting will take place at 1415 in Committee Room 19 at the House of Commons.  Details of further meetings will be announced shortly.

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REGISTRATION OF VOTERS IN SCOTLAND

In parallel to the inquiry into Parliamentary constituency boundaries, the Committee will inquire also into the registration of voters in Scotland, in particular, the situation whereby thousands of voters have disappeared from the Electoral Register.  A short series of oral evidence sessions is planned, details of which will be announced shortly.

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ANY INQUIRIES SHOULD BE MADE TO JOANNE LARCOMBE    Tel: 020-7219-6295

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6 November 2003