Dear Salford City 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 <insert name of electoral registration office> 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.
Mrs Sandra Taylor
Dear Ms Taylor
Please find your Freedom of Information response attached.
Principal Information Governance Officer
Legal & Governance Division
E [email address]
Salford City Council
Civic Centre, Chorley Road, Swinton M27 5AW
T 0161 794 4711
DISCLAIMER: The information contained in this communication/message from [email address] sent on Thu Oct 27 09:44:29 2016 is confidential. It is intended solely for the addressee(s) [FOI #363848 email]
Access to this message by anyone else is unauthorised. If you are not the intended recipient, any disclosure, copying, or distribution of the message, or any action or omission taken by you in reliance on it, is prohibited and may be unlawful.
As a public body, Salford City Council may be required to disclose this email [or any response to it] under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, unless the information in it is covered by one of the exemptions in the Act.
Please immediately contact the sender, [email address] if you have received this message in error.
For the full disclaimer please access http://www.salford.gov.uk/e-mail. Thank you.
We work to defend the right to FOI for everyone
Help us protect your right to hold public authorities to account. Donate and support our work.Donate Now