HC Deb 15 June 2004 vol 422 c850W
Mr. Gordon Prentice

To ask the Deputy Prime Minister on what date the proposed referendums on regional assemblies will take place; and whether the voting will be all-postal. [178719]

Mr. Raynsford

The Government intend to hold the referendums this autumn by all-postal ballot. We will be laying orders to that effect this summer.