§ Lord Greaves
asked Her Majesty's Government:
Whether a Post Office box number meets the imprint requirements for election leaflets. [HL232]
§ The Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department (Baroness Scotland of Asthal)
Section 110 of the Representation of the People Act 1983 and Section 143 of the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000 variously require the name and address of the printer, publisher, promoter or any other person on behalf of whom the materal is published to be included on election material. Whether that requirement would be met by the provision of the Post Office box number is a point that has not previously arisen and we will discuss the issue with the Electoral Commission.