§ Mr. Rammell
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many electors there are on the electoral registers for 2000–01 in(a) Essex and (b) England. 
§ Miss Melanie Johnson
The information requested falls within the responsibility of the Director of the Office for National Statistics. I have asked him to reply.
Letter from Tim Holt to Mr. Bill Rammell, dated 20 March 2000:As Director of the Office for National Statistics (ONS), I have been asked to reply to your parliamentary question about the 2000–01 electoral registers for Essex and England.These data are still in the process of being collected. They will be published in a First Release on 12 April. A copy of this press release will be available in the House of Commons library on that day.