New measures to protect voters, ensuring your vote is yours, and yours alone
New laws announced in the Queen’s Speech will strengthen the integrity of UK elections and protect our democracy from fraud and intimidation
It will become an offence to attempt to find out or reveal who a postal voter has chosen to vote for
Undue influence offence will be updated to encompass wider range of harms such as voter intimidation and undue spiritual pressure
New measures to be brought into law this year will deliver on a manifesto commitment to crack down on the potential for different forms of voter fraud and intimidation, further strengthening the integrity of UK elections.
Following the announcement of the Elections Bill in this week’s Queen’s Speech, the government is setting out