Mick Whitley

Labour MP for Birkenhead

Voter Identification

There have been votes in Parliament on introducing a requirement for photographic identification to vote at polling stations.

Mick Whitley generally voted against photographic voter identification at polling stations

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Major votes

  • On 17 Jan 2022: Mick Whitley voted not to require voters in UK Parliamentary elections to produce photo-identification when voting at polling stations. Show vote
  • On 17 Jan 2022: Mick Whitley voted not to require the production of identification to vote at a polling station in Parliamentary elections, not to seek to prevent the corrupt use of postal votes and not to allow British Citizens living overseas to vote, even if they have been out of the country for more than fifteen years. Show vote
  • On 7 Sep 2021: Mick Whitley was absent for a vote on Elections Bill — Decline Second Reading — Voter ID — Overseas Voters — Postal Vote Misuse Show vote
  • On 7 Sep 2021: Mick Whitley was absent for a vote on Elections Bill — Second Reading — Voter ID — Overseas Voters — Postal Vote Misuse Show vote

Minor votes

  • On 27 Apr 2022: Mick Whitley was absent for a vote on Elections Bill — Schedule 1 — Voter Identification — Acceptable Forms of Identification Show vote
  • On 19 May 2021: Mick Whitley voted against requiring ID from voters in elections, against measures intended to deter illegal entry into the UK, against legislation to tackle violence, including against women and girls, and against action to support victims and improve internet safety. Show vote

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