Electoral Commission

Queen's Speech: Controversial voter ID plans roll forward

11/05/2021

Voter ID is expected to be introduced by May 2023 after the Government pledged to introduce legislation to ‘ensure the integrity of elections’.

Unison call for election safety measures

01/03/2021

The Government needs to implement strict measures in May’s local elections to keep staff safe, trade union Unison urged today.

Electoral Commission calls for autumn polls

12/03/2020

May’s local elections should be postponed until the autumn, the Electoral Commission has said.

Millions of people incorrectly registered to vote, study finds

26/09/2019

A new study has revealed that up to 9.4 million people are not registered properly to vote, leading to calls to reform the system.

EU citizens ‘denied’ vote in European elections

24/05/2019

European Union citizens living in the UK have complained of having their right to vote for an MEP ‘denied’.

Voter ID plans slammed as 'undemocratic'

30/04/2019

Mandatory voter ID requirements will seriously damage democracy, the Electoral Reform Society has warned again ahead of the local elections this week.

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Social care reform: what lies ahead?

Sally Warren lays out four principles that should be at the centre of a ‘radically realistic’ White Paper on social care reform and asks if its vision will be the right one?
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Taking action on condensation and mould

Condensation and mould can be a recurring problem that social housing landlords can find difficult to deal with, but to comply with the Homes Act it is essential landlords tackle it effectively when it occurs in their properties. Tom Wodcke explains.
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