Abstracts: November 3rd, 2003

This consultation paper, issued jointly by the Deputy Prime Minister and the Secretary of State for Constitutional Affairs, seeks views of key stakeholders and other interested bodies on proposals for holding English local council, Greater London Authority and European Parliamentary elections on 10 June 2004. The proposal is aimed at making voting more convenient to voters and encouraging more people to take part in the democratic process. Comments should arrive by 11 December 2003. They can be e-mailed to: wpdemocracy@odpm.gsi.gov.uk