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FOI 13097

Information on electors and voter registration in Brentwood BoroughCouncil

Request


I would like to make an enquiry and find out the following information:
How many (a) electors aged over 18, and (b) electors aged under 18, were confirmed on the electoral register on (i) 1 December 2014, (ii) 1 February 2015, (iii) 9 February 2015, (iv) 7 May 2015, (v) 1 December 2015, (vi) 31 January 2016, (vii) 8 February
2016, (viii) 5 May 2016 and (ix) 10 June 2016.How many applications to register to vote were received between 30 May 2016 and 9 June 2016, and, of that number, how many such applicants were already registered to vote (i.e. ‘duplicate’ applicants)?
Whether (a) the local Electoral Registration Officer (ERO) is working from a public engagement strategy, (b) it is possible to obtain (i) a copy of the ERO’s current strategy, and (ii) copies of the ERO’s strategies relating to (a) 2010-11, (b) 2011-12,
(c) 2012-13, (d) 2013-14 and (e) 2014-15.Which local 16+ educational establishments the ERO - or the ERO’s staff - have (a) contacted in order to seek to visit, and (b) visited in (i) 2014-15, and (ii) to date 2015-16, in order to seek to register pupils, students etc.

Response

Public engagement resources for Canvass 2016      

Plans & procedures for engagement during the canvass 2016 & after publication of the Revised Electoral Register on 1st December 2016
     
             
Resource  Audience Material Description      
           
Leaflet General audience What is IER and how to register? Leaflet Information leaflet for direct use with residents and through identified  partners      
Personal canvass What happens to my personal details? Leaflet        
           
Leaflet Homemovers, renters, mobile population What is IER and how to register? Leaflet Information leaflet for direct use with residents and through identified partners      
Personal canvass What happens to my personal details? Leaflet        
           
Leaflet Low-literacy What is IER and how to register? Leaflet Information leaflet for direct use with residents and through identified partners      
Personal canvass What happens to my personal details? Leaflet        
           
Leaflet Attainers, schools, colleges, youth groups What is IER and how to register? Leaflet Information leaflet for direct use with residents and through identiied partners      
Posters What happens to my personal details? Leaflet        
           
Text and content General audience FAQs and ‘lines to take’ with public, covering key considerations FAQ provided to contact center / office staff to asist with customer enquiries      
FAQ          
             
Text and content Residents Website text Information on electoral services webpages & link to gov.uk for easy registration       
Website             
Text and content Residents Press releases Carrying registration messages      
    Tweets and timings For use in local social media