Electoral Reform and the Authorisation of Voter ID Pilot Schemes

Ben Stanford

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Abstract

Discusses R. (on the application of Coughlan) v Minister for the Cabinet Office (Admin) on whether the authorisation of pilot schemes requiring voters at certain polling stations during the May 2019 elections to produce photo identification was an unlawful use of the Representation of the People Act 2000 s.10.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)88-94
Number of pages7
JournalCoventry Law Journal
Volume24
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2020

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Keywords

  • Identity documents
  • Local elections
  • Pilot schemes
  • Ultra vires

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