Voter Identification

Part of Cabinet Office – in the House of Commons on 23rd October 2019.

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Photo of Alex Norris Alex Norris Labour/Co-operative, Nottingham North

Over the last two years, more than 1,000 people in pilot areas have lost their chance to vote due to ID requirements, which is more than 30 times the number of allegations of polling station fraud across the whole country. Once this pilot is rolled out, thousands upon thousands of people will lose their right to vote—a disproportionate response. Is not the reality that this is just US-style voter suppression?