This publication provides the government's response to Sir Eric Pickles' review of electoral fraud.
A democracy that works for everyone: a clear and secure democracy - government response to Sir Eric Pickles' review of electoral fraud
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In this publication, the government welcomes Sir Eric Pickles’ report Securing the ballot: review into electoral fraud and responds to his recommendations.
Electoral fraud is unacceptable on any level. The government aims to:
- prevent the intimidation and undue influence of voters
- end the dubious practice of postal vote harvesting
- pilot the use of identification in polling stations
This response works through Sir Eric’s recommendations to set out the government’s views and proposed actions.