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Bonkers Blog March 2018

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11 March - Fallen on hard times? No vote for you then

TweetIf you have followed events in Tower Hamlets or some of our university towns you will know that voter fraud has become a problem that should be tackled, but how?

Conservative Councillor Philip Read has circulated a view that would disenfranchise many.

My 97 year old aunt has become a non-person because her birth certificate cannot be found - she was born in 1920 in Rangoon - and cannot establish residency because she has been away from home for three months. She is therefore unable to provide the three items of ID required for a Blue Badge and the Carers’ Allowance.

Philip Read would deprive her of her vote too.


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