HC Deb 11 December 2000 vol 359 c47W
Mr. Gapes

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what pilot schemes of electoral procedures he has approved for the local elections in May 2001. [1421751

Mr. Straw

I have approved the following pilot scheme applications for May 2001:

  • Hertfordshire—electronic counting (two divisions)
  • Norfolk—(seven divisions)1
  • Reading—(three wards)1
  • Staffordshire—(eight divisions)1
  • West Sussex—(one division)1

1 All-postal ballot