PACAC report

13 Apr 2017

Deadline Day: Our Voter Registration System Needs An Overhaul

On the evening of the 7 th June last year – just a couple of weeks before the EU referendum – the website to register to vote crashed. Cue havoc, thousands of disappointed and angry people, and then an arbitrary extension of the registration deadline once the site was back up. On the whole, it was a slightly embarrassing affair for the government and Britain’s system of registration. It all fell […]