Policy paper

Electoral registration: factors in England and Wales

This publication was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

An analysis of factors driving electoral registration rates in local authorities in England and Wales.



This report summarises analysis of patterns of electoral registration. It confirms previous findings with regard to demographic groups who are under-represented on the electoral register. Based on this evidence, it then sets out an approach to increase the size of the electoral register in 2013 to 2014.