Someone’s knocking at your door... to make sure you can continue voting

PUBLISHED: 10:20 23 October 2018 | UPDATED: 10:20 23 October 2018

Someone’s knocking at your door... to make sure you can continue voting. Picture: PROMINENT PR.

Someone’s knocking at your door... to make sure you can continue voting. Picture: PROMINENT PR.

Archant

Canvassers working on behalf of East Cambridgeshire District Council have been knocking on the doors of residents who are yet to return forms which verify whether their voter registration records are correct.

Each year register of elector forms including household enquiry forms (HEFs) and individual registration forms (ITRs) are delivered to over 37,000 households in East Cambridgeshire to check the right people are registered to vote.

To help get residents to return the forms, canvassers will continue to be knocking on some people’s door during October to ask for completed forms.

The canvassers will have a copy of the form that is required to be completed and it can be filled out when the canvassers call.

Each canvasser will have identification with them, and anyone who has doubts about the caller should ring the council to check the canvasser’s details.

Residents should complete the forms no later than November 14 to be included in the new register being published on the December 1.

If residents do not make the deadline their details may not go on future registers, meaning people could lose their chance to vote and could affect people’s credit applications.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Ely Standard visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Ely Standard staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Ely Standard account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

More news stories

Yesterday, 18:25

The chairman of new Brexit Secretary’s North East Cambridgeshire constituency association tonight welcomed his promotion – but in the same interview felt it was time for the prime minister to go.

Yesterday, 17:34

In recent years the pace of Steve Barclay’s acceleration from back bench MP has quickened.

Yesterday, 16:54

NE Cambs MP Steve Barclay is the next Brexit Secretary following the resignation of Dominic Raab who resigned on Tuesday.

Yesterday, 12:25

The cost of building Cambridgeshire County Council’s new headquarters at Alconbury Weald has already increased by 10 per cent without a brick being laid.

Most read stories

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Ely Standard e-edition E-edition

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Ely Standard weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy