Guidance issued by The Electoral Commission Local authorities now have to take proactive steps to ensure that polling stations don't disadvantage disabled people1. All voters have a right to vote independently and in secret. A person who is registered to vote or who has been officially appointed as a proxy voter cannot be refused a…
You need to be on the electoral register in order to vote at elections and referendums. Being on the electoral register can also improve your credit score. You will need the following
- your National Insurance number
- your passport if you’re a British citizen living abroad
If you are unable to go to the polling station in person on election day, you can apply to vote by post or proxy.