Tory ID check plan could 'put people off voting'

By Dan Peters | 18 May 2017

Plans in the Conservative manifesto to introduce voter identification across the UK are ‘overbearing and counterproductive,’ electoral campaigners have argued.

The manifesto pledged to legislate to ensure that a ‘form of identification must be presented before voting’ as part of a wider crackdown on electoral fraud.

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