HC Deb 16 December 1999 vol 341 c262W
Mr. William Ross

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what is his estimate of the cost of registering an elector on the electoral register in Scotland; and what is the cost of entering a name to correct an omission from the register. [102546]

Dr. Reid

The estimated overall cost of registration of electors in Scotland is in the region of £4 million per year, or just under a pound per elector. The cost of making a single correction to the electoral register would not be very much greater than the cost of registering an elector.

Back to