AEA responses to consultations

July 2020AEA Response to the Committee on Standards in Public Life (CSPL) Public Consultation – Review of Electoral Regulation in the UK

July 2020AEA Response to the Welsh Parliament Committee on Senedd Electoral Reform – request for written evidence

July 2020AEA Response to the consultation on the draft Senedd Cymru (Disqualification) Order 2020

April 2020AEA response to the UK Parliament Constitution Committee’s call for evidence on The Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011 inquiry

March 2020 AEA response to the Electoral Commission consultation: Draft performance standards for Electoral Registration Officers

March 2020 AEA response to the House of Lords Select Committee Call for Evidence – Electoral Registration and Administration Act 2013

February 2020AEA response to the Welsh Government consultation on changes to the executive governance arrangements in principal councils (local authorities)

February 2020 – AEA response to Welsh Assembly Electoral systems and boundaries consultation

November 2019 – AEA response to the call for views on the Scottish Elections (Reform) Bill

October 2019 – AEA response to the design of Canvass Reform Communications

October 2019AEA response to the ICO consultation on the draft framework code of practice for the use of personal data in political campaigning

September 2019 AEA response to call for evidence on the Fixed Term Parliaments Act 2011

September 2019 AEA response to call for evidence on the Electoral Registration Act 2013

September 2019AEA response to the Scottish Elections (Franchise and Representation) Bill – Call for Views

September 2019AEA response to the Scottish Elections (Franchise and Representation) Bill Financial Memorandum – Call for Views

August 2019 – AEA response to the Referendums (Scotland) Bill Call for Evidence

July 2019AEA written evidence submission to the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Electoral Campaigning Transparency

May 2019AEA response to the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee inquiry into the case for comprehensive reform of electoral law

April 2019 – AEA response to the Senedd and Elections (Wales) Bill – joint response with AEA Wales Branch

March 2019 – AEA response to the Scottish Government consultation on Prisoner Voting (joint response of the national AEA and the Scotland & Northern Ireland Branch)

December 2018 – AEA response to the National Assembly for Wales Consultation on Voting Rights for Prisoners

November 2018 – AEA response to the Government’s policy statement “Proposals for reform of the annual canvass”

October 2018 – AEA response to the Electoral Commission consultation: Codes of Practice on spending by candidates and political parties

October 2018 –  AEA response to the Cabinet Office consultation: Protecting the Debate: Intimidation, Influence and Information, including responding to electoral recommendations and issues raised in the Committee on Standards in Public Life’s report on Intimidation in Public Life

October 2018 – AEA response to the Electoral Commission’s consultation: Observing at elections in the UK: Review of the electoral observer scheme

July 2018 – AEA response to the Information Commissioner’s Office public consultation

June 2018 – AEA (Wales) response – Strengthening local government

April 2018 – AEA (Wales) response – Assembly Commission – Creating a Parliament for Wales

March 2018 – AEA response to the Scottish Government consultation on Electoral Reform

January 2018 –  AEA response to the Cabinet Office consultation on National Democracy Week

December 2017 – AEA response to the Cabinet Office consultation on renewals for overseas electors

December 2017 – AEA response to the Government consultation on behalf of the Office of Students – Securing student success: risk-based regulation for teaching excellence, social mobility and informed choice in higher education

September 2017 – AEA response to the Government’s open consultation: Access to elections – Call for Evidence

September 2017 – AEA response to the Welsh Government consultation on Electoral Reform

April 2017: AEA response to the March 2017 Government Policy Statement “A democracy that works for everyone: survivors of domestic abuse”

April 2017: AEA response to the Welsh Government White Paper – Reforming Local Government: Resilient and Renewed

January 2017: AEA feedback to Cabinet Office on duplicate registrations

November 2016: AEA Response to the Government Policy Statement – “A democracy that works for everyone – British citizens overseas

October 2016: Response to the Local Government Association’s second consultation paper – “Towards a consistent form of publishing elections data”

September 2016: AEA response to the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee’s Inquiry “Lessons Learned from the EU Referendum”

June 2016: AEA response to the Electoral Commission Strategic Review

April 2016: AEA response to the LGA – Election results data specification consultation

March 2016: AEA response to the Cabinet Office consultation on the better use of data in government

January 2016: AEA response to the consultation by the Electoral Commission on draft performance standards for Electoral Registration Officers: Supporting Electoral Registration Officers in planning for and delivering well run electoral registration services

October 2015AEA response to the Sir Eric Pickles Electoral Fraud Review and Call for EvidenceAppendix B of document (spreadsheet)

September 2015: AEA response to the Chief Counting Officer consultations on the timing of the counting of votes at the referendum and the proposed scope of the Chief Counting Officer’s directions

March 2015: AEA Wales Branch response to the Welsh Assembly consultation on the 2015 Disqualification Order

March 2015: AEA response to the Law Commission – Electoral Law: A Joint Consultation Paper

January 2015: AEA response to the Parish Polls consultation on the Government’s Intentions to Modernise Parish Poll Regulations

January 2015AEA response to the Political and Constitutional Reform Committee’s invitation for views on Voter Engagement

October 2014: AEA Wales Branch response to the Electoral Commission consultation on Candidates’ names on regional ballot paper

September 2014:  AEA response to the Cabinet Office’s consultation on the memorandum on the Electoral Administration Act 2006

June 2014: AEA response to the Call for Evidence on the Government’s Review of the Balance of Competences between the United Kingdom and the European Union

February 2014: AEA response to the Political and Constitutional Reform Committee’s invitation for views on Voter Engagement

December 2013: AEA response to the Electoral Commission consultation paper: “Standing for election in the UK”

November 2013: AEA response to the Cabinet Office consultation on the Transparency of Lobbying, Non Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill 

November 2013: AEA response to the Cabinet Office request for feedback on the proposal to enable data sharing between local government tiers to assist Electoral Registration Officers (EROs) in maintaining and improving the accuracy and completeness of electoral registers

November 2013: AEA views on readiness for the implementation of Individual Electoral Registration (IER) in June 2014 

October 2013: AEA response to the Electoral Commission consultation on new performance standards for Returning Officers 

August 2013: AEA response to the Electoral Commission evidence and issues paper: Electoral fraud in the UK

July 2013: AEA response to the consultation by the Electoral Commission on draft performance standards for Electoral Registration Officers in Great Britain

May 2013: AEA response to the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) consultation on moving the date of English Local Government elections to the date of the European Parliamentary elections in 2014

March 2013: Scotland & Northern Ireland AEA branch response to the Cabinet Office Consultation on the proposal to amend legislation dealing with Anonymous Registration in Scotland

December 2012: AEA response to the Electoral Commission review of electoral fraud and invitation for evidence and views on potential vulnerabilities in the current electoral system

September 2012: AEA response to the Law Commission Scoping Consultation Paper: “Electoral Law in the United Kingdom”

July 2012: AEA response to the National Assembly White Paper: “Promoting Local Democracy”

May 2012: AEA response to the consultation published by Defra on the proposed changes to National Park governance

May 2012: AEA response to the Scottish Government’s Consultation: “Your Scotland, Your Referendum”