Electoral Registration and Administration Act 2013

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Electoral Registration and Administration Act 2013

The Bill involves the removal of the annual canvas, requiring all individuals to register, and compiling lists based on data matching with other databases.

Lord Wallace of Saltaire: "I have to say that, on the balance between privacy and transparency, I am increasingly a Maxtonite. I believe that we are heading towards a society that will benefit from greater transparency and in which a sense that every bit of privacy we give away is a threat to our individual existence will not be acceptable."[1]


References

  1. http://www.theyworkforyou.com/lords/?gid=2013-01-23a.1155.0