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Elections: Proof of Identity

Question for Cabinet Office

UIN 64236, tabled on 24 June 2020

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, with reference to the oral contribution of the Minister of State on 11 June 2020, Official report, column 388, on the use of Voter ID, what evidence she referred to in stating that voter identification has no impact on any particular demographic group.

Answered on

29 June 2020

Based on the independent Electoral Commission’s evaluations of the 2018 and 2019 voter ID pilots, there is no indication that any consistent demographic was adversely affected by the use of voter ID.

The evaluation shows that the pilots were a success and the overwhelming majority of people cast their vote without a problem.

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Cabinet Office
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