I was disturbed to read the report that the local council requires someone to prove their ID for voting registration and hope that the suggestion that they must provide a passport are untrue.
Not everybody travels overseas so not everybody has a passport.
It isn’t a legal requirement to have one.
What do people in this position do? Provide a driving licence?
Trouble is, not everybody drives so, again, not everybody has a driving licence.
Again, it’s not a legal requirement to have one.
There are plenty of people who have neither.
What else does the council accept as proof of identity?
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