Electors in UK Law

  • The Localism Act 2011
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    The Localism Act 2011 is a major piece of reforming legislation that makes significant changes to local government, social housing and the planning system; it also amends the rules relating to assu...
    ......The original proposal for five per cent of local electors to have the right to trigger a local referendum on any issue has been dropped. Much of the detail of the measures in the Act remains to be dealt with ......
  • Government Consultation On The Future Of Edited Electoral Register
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ...... The Edited Register is a record of the names and addresses of electors who have opted to have their details made publicly available. It has existed, together with the full version, since 2002. Various changes to the ......
  • Electoral Register Information Will Soon Be Available Again
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ...... The "edited register" can be purchased by anyone and used for any . purpose and is due to be first available in December 2002. Electors can . opt-out of having their names and addresses appear on the edited register. . An opt-out box will now appear on the annual voter ......
  • Patients' Entitlement to Vote in General Elections
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ......The Representation of the People Act 2000 "(RPA 2000)" provides that a person is entitled to vote if they are registered in the register of electors. A person is entitled to be registered in the register of electors of a constituency if they are resident there. They must also not be subject to ......
  • Referendum On Infrastructure Project Runs Into Difficulties
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ......, has decided to carry out a referendum on the project in the two wards affected.  This is interesting because although the power for electors to cause referendums to be held was removed from the Localism Bill at a late stage, there was already a power for a local authority to hold a ......
  • New Model Code Of Conduct Order
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ...... (amongst other things) with drastically curtailing councillors' right to free speech and their ability to represent the views of their electors and creating a climate of fear in our town halls and council chambers. Some of these concerns have been recognised by the Government. For instance ......
  • House Of Lords Demands Change To Localism Bill In Second Reading Debate
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ...... referendum bar was too low at 5% of the electorate.  I hadn't appreciated that a referendum could be held following a petition by 5% of the electors of a single ward. Infrastructure planning. Little was said about infrastructure planning.  Lord Cameron said that the abolition of the IPC was a ......
  • The Localism Act 2011
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ......The original proposal for five per cent of local electors to have the right to trigger a local referendum on any issue has been dropped. Much of the detail of the measures in the Act remains to be dealt with ......
  • Brexit Q&A: Business Implications
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    On Thursday 23 June 2016, the UK electorate voted to leave the European Union. While this vote was advisory in nature, we expect that ultimately the UK Government and Parliament will respect the ou...
    ......What Is the Process for the UK Withdrawing From the EU? . On 23 June 2016, the UK held a referendum in which electors were asked “Should the United Kingdom remain . a member of the European Union or leave the European Union?” A majority of votes were cast in ......
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