HC Deb 13 April 1976 vol 909 cc466-7W
Mr. Wigley

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will take steps to transfer the administration of elections in Wales to the Welsh Office.

Mr. Roy Jenkins

In general it seems desirable that there should be a reasonable degree of uniformity in electoral procedures between England and Wales. The present arrangements achieve this, while providing for a separate Boundary Commission for Wales and for Welsh language versions of election forms. If the hon. Member has any particular points in mind I shall be glad to consider them.

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