Dear Antrim and Newtownabbey District Council,
I am writing to ask how many households failed to respond to the Household Canvas Electoral Registration forms over the last two years (2015 & 2016). Out of those who failed to respond, how many were fined and how much was the average fine?
Answering yes or no, if no fines were levied, is this due to the fact that fines collected would be outweighed by the administration cost of the system?
Alternatively please let me know if this is not carried out in Northern Ireland.
Dear Mr Scott
Thank you for your Freedom of Information request regarding Household
Canvas Electoral Registration forms.
We can advise that Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council does not hold
the information you have requested. Councils in Northern Ireland have a
much narrower remit than those on the mainland and electoral services does
not fall under the Council’s remit of responsibility. You may wish to
direct your enquiry to The Electoral Office for Northern Ireland. Their
contact details are as follows:
The Electoral Office for Northern Ireland
St Anne's House
15 Church Street
Helpline: 0800 4320 712 (freephone) or 028 9044 6688.
Email: [email address]
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Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council
Antrim Civic Centre
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