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Remember all those controversial laws that were passed? Many of them just came into force
Politics

Remember all those controversial laws that were passed? Many of them just came into force

Many of the new bills passed at the last-minute back in April come into force today, including the Borders Bill and the Policing Bill. Here’s a round-up of what they are and why some have proven extremely controversial.

‘A full-fronted attack on our democracy’: New voter ID laws make it harder for young people to vote
Elections

‘A full-fronted attack on our democracy’: New voter ID laws make it harder for young people to vote

The Elections Bill permits older person’s bus passes and Oyster 60+ cards as ID – but not student cards and young persons railcards.

MPs vote through ‘deeply depressing’ voter ID laws
Elections

MPs vote through ‘deeply depressing’ voter ID laws

The voter ID law will make it mandatory for people to prove their identity in elections, sparking fears among disenfranchised groups.

Changemakers 2022: Digital inclusion
Changemakers 2022

Changemakers 2022: Digital inclusion

Voter ID plans could stop a million people from voting, say MPs
Elections

Voter ID plans could stop a million people from voting, say MPs

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