Figures show 7 million using online voter registration, whilst less than a quarter register by paper

Data published by the Government shows that since the introduction of online voter registration last summer, more than 7 million people have registered to vote online with 2 million registering via the traditional paper method. On deadline day for registering, a record 485,012 people registered to vote with 97% of these applications being done online. … Continue reading Figures show 7 million using online voter registration, whilst less than a quarter register by paper

Cabinet Office to roll out tool to verify users’ identities online

The Government Digital Service, which is part of the Cabinet Office, is to roll out a new tool called 'GOV.UK Verify' which it says will be able to help people prove that they are who they say they are online. This is a part of the Government's strategy to make government services 'digital by default' … Continue reading Cabinet Office to roll out tool to verify users’ identities online