ODPM Press Notice

Session 2003-04  3 March 2004



The Committee on the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions will be hearing evidence for its inquiry into Postal Voting on Tuesday 9th March:

All times are approximate:

Tuesday 9th March


The Electoral Commission

The Association of Electoral Administrators (AEA)


Sunderland Council Electoral Administrator (North East Region)

East Midlands Regional Returning Officer

Wakefield Council Electoral Administrator (Yorkshire and the Humber Region)

Wakefield Council Returning Officer (Yorkshire and the Humber Region)


Local Government Association (LGA)

National Association of Local Councils (NALC)

Further evidence sessions for this inquiry will be held on 16th and 17th March.

The evidence session will take place in public, unless otherwise decided by the Committee, in a Committee Room at the House of Commons.  Those wishing to attend the meeting should check the venue by contacting the Committee Office Information Line on 020 7219 2033 on the day before the hearing.

If you would like a copy of any House of Commons publications, and did not submit written or oral evidence to the relevant inquiry, then you may purchase them from The Stationery Office, General enquiries tel no.0870 600 5522, or access them via the Committee homepage on the Internet: http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm/cmodpm.htm

Contact: Libby Preston, 020 7219 3290