§ Mr. Meacher
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many expatriates have now had a vote registered in the United Kingdom under the 1989 Act; and if he will give a breakdown of the countries where they are now resident, following the publication of new draft electoral registers for 1991–92.
§ Mrs. Rumbold
Lists of overseas electors were published by individual electoral registration officers on 28 November. We shall make the figures known to the House in due course. A breakdown of the number of overseas electors by country of residence could be published only at disproportionate cost.