§ Mr. Keetch
To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department, if he will introduce all-posting voting at general elections. 
§ Yvette Cooper
[holding answer 12 May 2003]: All postal voting is currently possible only in local elections. The independent Electoral Commission is currently evaluating all the electoral pilot projects which took 304W place on 1 May, including the all-postal voting pilots. We will consider carefully their assessment and any recommendations they may make.