UK Government launches consultation on access to elections for disabled voters

The UK Government has launched a call for evidence asking for views on how people with disabilities experience registering to vote and voting itself. In partnership with the members of the Cabinet Office Accessibility Working Group, which includes Mencap, Mind, RNIB, Scope, the NHS, the Association of Electoral Administrators, and the Electoral Commission, the Government will … Continue reading UK Government launches consultation on access to elections for disabled voters

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UK Government ‘has not ruled out’ introducing online voting

The UK Government has not ruled out introducing online voting for elections, according to the Constitutional Reform Minister, John Penrose MP. In an interview with the Local Government Chronicle, Mr Penrose described online voting as an 'intriguing' and 'interesting' idea that the Government is 'keeping a close eye on.' Acknowledging the potential security risks, the … Continue reading UK Government ‘has not ruled out’ introducing online voting