HC Deb 09 July 1964 vol 698 c130W
Mr. Gower

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if, in view of the increase in the numbers of people who spend holidays away from their homes, he will take steps to enable registered electors, if on holiday during future Parliamentary and local government elections, to vote by post, subject to all necessary safeguards.

Mr. Woodhouse

A Bill on this subject, limited to Parliamentary elections, introduced by my hon. Friend the Member for the Isle of Thanet (Mr. Rees-Davies) received a Second Reading on 17th April and was referred to a Standing Committee.