AEA press releases and communications

July 2021News release: Blueprint for reform to safeguard UK elections published

July 2021Statement on the Elections Bill and specific measures within it: Voter ID, votes for overseas electors, absent voting, prosecutions, voting and candidacy rights agreements

June 2021 – Statement on the Electoral Commission Public Opinion Tracker 2021 – AEA comments on public confidence in the electoral process and proposed voter ID

May 2021 May 2021 Statement on the Queen’s Speech – AEA position on proposed voter ID and the abolition of the Fixed Term Parliaments Act

May 2021 Joint AEA and Democracy Club statement about polling stations being used for elections on 6 May

March 2021AEA statement on the 24 March 2021 report from the Joint Committee on the Fixed Term Parliaments Act

February 2021AEA statement on the 11 February 2021 letter to Returning Officers and Headteachers from the Department of Education and Cabinet Office on the use of schools as polling stations on 6 May

February 2021Letter from the AEA Chief Executive in response to the letter of 11 February from the Minister of State for School Standards and Minister of State for the Cabinet Office to Returning Officers and Headteachers on using schools during the elections

November 2020 – AEA Statement on the Government response to the House of Lords Electoral Registration and Administration Act 2013 Committee report recommendations

September 2020Statement from the AEA Chief Executive on the UK Government response to Electoral Commission and AEA post-election reports

September 2020Government response to the Electoral Commission and AEA post-election reports

September 2020Statement from the AEA Chairman on the report from the Committee on Senedd Electoral Reform

July 2020AEA statement on the House of Lords Select Committee on the Electoral Registration and Administration Act 2013 report “An electoral system fit for today? More to be done.” 

List of previous press releases and communications available on request. Contact: member.support@aea-elections.co.uk 

March 2020 – AEA statement in response to the Law Commission’s final report on electoral law

February 2020 – Letter from the AEA to the Cabinet Office Minister re: Covid-19

February 2020 – UK Parliamentary General Election 2019 – AEA post election statement

November 2019 – Letter from the AEA Chief Executive in response to the letter of 5 November from the Secretary State for Education to local authority Chief Executives

October 2019 (10.00pm) – AEA statement on the 12 December general election

October 2019 – AEA statement on the Electoral Commission review of MP recall petitions

October 2019 – AEA statement in response to the Electoral Commission’s Report on the May 2019 elections

September 2019 – AEA statement on the Electoral Commission’s reports on the accuracy and completeness of electoral registers in Great Britain & Northern Ireland

September 2019 – AEA post-election report “The Electoral Landscape in 2019”

September 2019 – News release about the AEA report “The Electoral Landscape in 2019”

July 2019 – AEA statement on the Electoral Commission’s Voter ID evaluation report

May 2019 – AEA statement on reports of EU citizens being unable to vote in the European Parliamentary election

May 2018 – Electoral administrators praised after 3 May elections

September 2017 – AEA post-elections report 2017: It’s time for urgent and positive Government action

September 2016 – AEA post-election and EU referendum report: Pushed to the absolute limit: 2016 – the electoral year never to forget

February 2016 – Voter registration information

July 2015 – Elections and Individual Electoral Registration – The Challenge of 2015