Politics and Policy

By Mark Whitehead | May 25, 2018

Mandatory ID ‘disenfranchises’ voters, electoral watchdog says

Mandatory ID ‘disenfranchises’ voters, electoral watchdog says

Electoral watchdogs have rejected a claim that a recent trial requiring voters to show ID was 'a great success'.

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Rough sleeping increases 14% in past year

Rough sleeping has increased by 14% over the last year, according to new figures published by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG).

Requirement to publish home addresses in local elections to be dropped

Candidates standing as councillors in local elections will soon not have to publish their home addresses on ballot papers, says the prime minister.

Outsourcing giant Interserve the latest to hit problems

A further outsourcing company supplying local government is facing uncertainty as it revealed huge losses and a tumbling share price.

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