HC Deb 15 November 1979 vol 973 c708W
20. Mr. Madel

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will make a statement on progress towards altering the law to enable people to vote at parliamentary and local elections while on holiday.

Mr. Brittan

Consultations about the practical implications of this proposal are in progress between my Department and representatives of the local authority associations, the electoral registration officers and others concerned.