Almost 10 million Britons will be denied a vote from December 1 because of a rushed Tory overhaul of the electoral system, campaigners warn.

A huge shake-up will see one in five people left off official records – and stopped from deciding who runs their town hall and country, Hope Not Hate said.

The organisation said the reform, which the Conservatives have brought forward by a year, is “a national scandal”.

It has launched a drive to raise awareness of the new individual electoral registration system, which comes into force in just five weeks and will see millions lose their say.

The Electoral Commission is recommending peers vote against the timetable change when it is debated in the Lords tomorrow because it fears people will be disenfranchised.

Source: 10 million could be denied the vote under “scandalous” Tory plans – Mirror Online

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