§ Mr. Orbach
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if, in view of the fact that 7 June has now been fixed as the date of the European Assembly elections, he will publish a list of the dates which apply to the principal stages of these elections as set out in the European Assembly Elections Regulations and the European Assembly Elections (Northern Ireland) Regulations 1979.
§ Mr. Merlyn Rees
The information requested is as follows:
- Publication of notice of election—Not later than Wednesday 2 May.
- Delivery of nomination papers and delivery of withdrawals of candidature—Not later than Saturday 12 May—between 10 a.m. and noon.
- Application for absent voting facilities—Not later than Friday 18 May.
- Polling—Thursday 7 June between 7 a.m. and 10 p.m.