Dear Hackney Borough Council,

I would like to know how many EU citizens in your council area successfully filled in the UC1
form for the 2019 European elections and became eligible to vote in these
elections.

Yours faithfully,

Rob Blackie

hackney@infreemation.co.uk, Hackney Borough Council

Dear Rob Blackie

We acknowledge receipt of your email to Hackney:

Freedom of Information request - Registration for the European elections
2019

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Yours sincerely,
Hackney Council

hackney@infreemation.co.uk, Hackney Borough Council

Dear  Rob Blackie

 

Re: Freedom of Information Request.

Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000, received 26 June 2019. Your request has been
considered and our response is in bold below.

 

You requested the following: 

I would like to know how many EU citizens in your council area
successfully filled in the UC1 form for the 2019 European elections and
became eligible to vote in these elections.

 

The Council’s Response

Please note that the Freedom of Information Act 2000 does not apply to
those appointed under the Representation of the People Act 1983, which
includes the Electoral Registration Officer and the Returning Officer. We
are however happy to reply to your request as a general query.

 

We had 5,139 UC1s returned by EU citizens so they became eligible to vote
in the European Parliamentary elections.

 

Appeals & Complaints Procedure

If you are dissatisfied with this response and wish to appeal, please
write to the Information Management Team and this will be dealt with
through our Internal Review procedure.

Information Management Team - Governance

London Borough of Hackney

Hackney Service Centre

1 Hillman Street

London E8 1DY

[1][Hackney Borough Council request email]

 

Your request for an internal review should be submitted to us within 40
working days of receipt by you of this response. Any such request received
after this time will only be considered at the discretion of the Council.

 

If you are still not satisfied following the Internal Review, you have a
right to appeal to the Information Commissioner at the contact details
provided below.

 

Information Commissioner's Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 5AF 

Telephone: 01625 545 700

[2]www.ico.org.uk

 

Yours sincerely

 

Information Management Team

ICT Services
London Borough of Hackney 

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