§ 28. Mr. Barnes
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what representations he has received in the past year concerning the voting rights of homeless people; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Mr. Sackville
As well as a small amount of correspondence from members of the public, we have received some 15 representations from hon. Members, mostly urging us to issue guidance to electoral registration officers. In addition, a petition organised byThe Big Issue was received. Officials have also been in correspondence with organisations representing the homeless. Guidance was issued in July.