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F15/456

Electoral Registration Questions

Request Description

In accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I request that East Herts Council send me the following information:

(a) the number of distinct residential properties (hereafter, dwellings) currently listed on the Local Land and Property Gazetteer in the area covered by the authority;

(b) the number of distinct dwellings within which there are electors resident on the electoral register currently in force for the area covered by the authority;

(c) the total amount of money the authority and its electoral registration officer plan to disburse (including funds from both central and local government) to promote electoral registration in the area covered  by East Herts Council between 7 May 2015 and 30 November 2015;

(d) the total number of electors, of all electoral franchises, on the electoral register for East Herts Council as at:

(i) 7 May 2015, and

(ii) today;

(e) the total number of electors, of all electoral franchises, on the electoral register for East Herts Council, and who have either been successfully datamatched as part of the transition to individual electoral registration, or have individually registered or re-registered since individual electoral registration began, as at

(i) 7 May 2015, and

(ii) today;

In respect of (a), (b), (d) and (e) above, I would be very grateful if as well as providing the data for the council area as a whole, you could also provide it for each Westminster Parliamentary Constituency wholly or partly within the area of the authority

Request Date26 June 2015
Requested byOrganisation
Released Date  

4 August 2015    

Response

(a) the number of distinct residential properties (hereafter, dwellings) currently listed on the Local Land and Property Gazetteer in the area covered by the authority;

61,228

(b) the number of distinct dwellings within which there are electors resident on the electoral register currently in force for the area covered by the authority;

East Herts - 53622

Hertford and Stortford - 41,832

North East Herts - 10,845

Stevenage - 945

(c) the total amount of money the authority and its electoral registration officer plan to disburse (including funds from both central and local government) to promote electoral registration in the area covered  by East Herts Council between 7 May 2015 and 30 November 2015;

So far £59.40 for advert for Your Hertfordshire. Communication plans are linked to the use of social media and the Authority's own publication (LINK) delivered to every household.

(d) the total number of electors, of all electoral franchises, on the electoral register for East Herts Council as at:

(i) 7 May 2015, and

(ii) today;

7 May

East Herts - 106,764

Hertford and Stortford - 80032

North East Herts - 22390

Stevenage 1955

 

3 August

East Herts - 106,877

Hertford and Stortford - 82332

North East Herts - 22568

Stevenage - 1977

(e) the total number of electors, of all electoral franchises, on the electoral register for East Herts Council, and who have either been successfully datamatched as part of the transition to individual electoral registration, or have individually registered or re-registered since individual electoral registration began, as at

(i) 7 May 2015, and

(ii) today;

We do not hold this information.

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