Validation of EU Referendum Postal Votes for Lambeth Borough Council

Ms Goodwin made this Freedom of Information request to Lambeth Borough Council

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Dear Lambeth Borough Council,

I wish to make the following request under the Freedom of Information Act, 2000:

Could you please provide the following information for the voting area known as Lambeth in respect of postal voting in the EU Referendum held on 23rd June 2016:

Overseas voting entitlement
a) The TOTAL number of registered overseas voters;
b) The number of overseas voters who have permanent postal vote set up;
c) The number of overseas voters who registered a postal vote specifically for the above referendum ;
d) The number of overseas voters who have a periodic postal vote set up, that entitled them to vote in the above named referendum;
e) The number of overseas voters who had named a proxy to vote on their behalf in the above named referendum;

Number of votes issued and returned:
a) The TOTAL number of postal votes issued;
b The TOTAL number of postal votes returned;
c) The TOTAL number of postal votes rejected;
d) The number of OVERSEAS postal votes issued;
e) The number of OVERSEAS postal votes returned;
f) The number of OVERSEAS postal votes rejected;

In respect of verification of postal votes, could you please confirm what method (or methods) were used to verify the validity of the completed postal vote:
a) Visual comparison of both original documents;
b) Visual comparison where one or more of the comparison documents was a scanned image;
c) Use of automated recognition software and if this method was employed, the name of the software used;
d) Other form of verification (please detail)

Could you please provide the requested information in electronic format, preferably as a device-independent plain text document.

Yours faithfully,

Sarah Goodwin

Danielle Manston, Lambeth Borough Council

 
Information request
Our reference: IR175608

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Thank you for your request for information that was received on 10 October
2016.
 
Request details:  Freedom of Information request - Validation of EU
Referendum Postal Votes for Lambeth Borough Council .
 
We are dealing with your request and aim to respond within 20 working
days, by 7 November 2016.
 
 
We will advise you if we cannot provide you with the information requested
we will explain the reason why in our response.
 
 
Thank you for your interest in Lambeth Council.
 
 
Yours sincerely

Debra Naylor
 
 
Freedom of Information Team
London Borough of Lambeth
E-mail: [Lambeth Borough Council request email]
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Krisztina Wiseman, Lambeth Borough Council

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Information request
Our reference: IR175608

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Dear ‎Ms Goodwin‏
 
Thank you for your request for information received on 10 October 2016.
Please find the response to your enquiry in the attached letter.
 
Thank you for your interest in Lambeth Council.
 
Yours sincerely
Ms Wiseman
Complaints & Information Officer
 
FOI team
London Borough of Lambeth
 
Tel. 02079260547
E-mail [1][email address]
Website: [2]www.lambeth.gov.uk
 
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