July 12, 2018

Young People Survey 2018

I have produced this survey in order to achieve a greater understanding of how you, the youth of my constituency, feel about your community. As well as your thoughts and opinions on today’s political issues. This survey is aimed at those in their GCSE years and will help me to make informed decisions in order to improve your lives as …

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November 15, 2017

Automatic Voter Registration – My Bill

Voting for the people who represent you is one of the fundamental rights of citizens in a democracy. There is, however, a problem with our current system. Millions of people are missing out on having their say. Within the current procedure for voter registration, all eligible voters must pro-actively register with their local electoral registration office, and then re-register if …

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July 6, 2017

Student Voter Registration – My Cabinet Office Question

Following the change to Individual Electoral Registration, there are a large number of people still missing from the electoral register. While the numbers increased during the recent General Election campaign, with record numbers of people signing up to have their say, the registration system means that many of those will fall off the register when they move house in the …

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May 12, 2017

How to Register to Vote or Vote by Post

Have you registered to vote? If you want to have your say in the General Election on 8th June you need to register to vote by Monday 22nd May. It’s quick and easy to register online. Just visit gov.uk/registertovote   Want a postal vote? Getting a postal vote makes it easier to vote. Your ballot paper will be sent to your …

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March 15, 2017

Labour Students #amillionmorevoices Campaign

Today I joined Labour Students in Parliament to support their priority #amillionmorevoices campaign. Labour Students are urging the Government to introduce automatic voter registration in all higher education institutions across the country. Following the Governments shambolic introduction of ‘individual voter registration’ last year, some estimate that up to a million people will have fallen off the electoral register since its …

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June 8, 2016

Voter Registration Deadline Extended

If you haven’t yet registered to vote in the European Referendum, you now have one more day to make sure you have. Register to vote here. Following problems with the gov.uk website last night in the run up the original deadline, the Government has extended the deadline until tomorrow. You now have until midnight at the end of Thursday 9th …

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February 5, 2016

National Voter Registration Week Launches: 1st – 7th February 2016

Today is National Voter Registration Day. Bite the Ballot and partners are coordinating the UK’s third annual Drive to get people registered on the electoral register. The timing could not be better for this campaign, considering how this week Guardian have announced that an estimated 800,000 people have dropped off the electoral register since the Government introduced changes to the system, with students …

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March 31, 2015

Your Vote Counts in Cardiff Central

Your vote counts here In Cardiff Central, it’s neck and neck between Labour and the Lib Dems. This is your chance to make sure we get a Labour government in May. We’ve already had 5 years of Tory policies, propped up by the Lib Dems. Let’s make sure we don’t get 5 more. Cardiff Central’s Lib Dem MP, Jenny Willott, …

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February 5, 2015

No Vote Means No Voice

Today is National Voter Registration Day. This year, more than any other year, civic society groups and organisations across the UK are urging everyone to register to vote ahead of May’s General Election. The current UK Government have rushed ahead with implementing a new voter registration system requiring every person to individually register to vote. As a result, nearly 1 …

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