This question has been answered by the relevant Government Department.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the potential for staffing problems at the local elections in England in May 2021 as a result of (1) reluctance among potential workers to volunteer to carry out duties at polling stations, and (2) the need for extra staff at polling stations to act as (a) ‘greeters’, and (b) cleaners.
Legend for business item text
† Item that is new or altered.
[I] Indicates that the member concerned has a relevant registered interest.
* Item is an oral question.
Numbers starting HL are unique identifiers for written questions, Bills or papers.
Member's Registered Interests
To view more detailed information about Lords Registered Interests, visit the Lords Register of Interests page.
Lord Greaves has declared the following interests relevant to this item of business.
Category 10: Non-financial interests (b) (1)
Councillor (formerly Deputy Leader), Pendle Borough Council