Elections: Proof of Identity

Cabinet Office written question – answered on 24th April 2019.

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Photo of Craig Mackinlay Craig Mackinlay Conservative, South Thanet

Whether the Government will conduct further voter ID pilots; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Kevin Foster Kevin Foster Assistant Whip, The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Wales, The Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office

The British public deserves to have confidence in our democracy. A diverse range of 10 local authorities have confirmed that they will be taking part in Voter ID and postal vote pilots for the 2019 local elections. The pilots will provide further insight into ensuring the security of the voting process.

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