[Conservative MP for Enfield North] Nick de Bois cross-checked the names of constituents seeking his help to stay in the UK and found 21 out of a sample 100 had signed up for voting rights.
The Tory backbencher is calling on ministers to tighten registration rules, claiming it is harder to get a library card than a ballot paper…
The MP said some people get on the electoral roll just to obtain credit cards or commit financial fraud.
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- DJ 28th Feb - 12:11pm
The rise of UKIP out of the back benches of the Tory party scared both moderate Conservatives and the Labour party into first the wrong...
- TonyJ 28th Feb - 12:03pm
The Labour party are disgusting.
- Al 28th Feb - 12:03pm
- Al 28th Feb - 12:01pm
That makes them a but like Willie Rennie then.
- David Raw 28th Feb - 11:15am
"A Liberal government first introduced reforms that recognised the needs of pregnant employees in 1911," I wouldn't get too excited by that, Ruth. The Liberal...
- David Raw 28th Feb - 10:58am
I'm afraid I found Leicester City v Liverpool more compelling last night but I have since watched the programme. I noticed my old friend David...
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