Final reminder for electoral canvass

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The final canvass of outstanding properties will take place between Wednesday 9 November to Sunday 13 November.

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Final canvass

The fourth and final household enquiry forms will be delivered before the electoral register is published on 1 December 2016. If you have not registered, you will need to as soon as possible.

Door knocking

Returning Officer Glen Chipp said: ”Canvassers will be knocking on the doors of these properties between 9 November and 13 November 2016 to retrieve information. Electors will have until 22 November 2016 at the very latest to respond if they wish to be included in the new register.”

Affected credit ratings

Glen Chipp continued: ”Any information received after 22 November 2016 will not be added to the register until 3 January 2017. It is worth noting that not being on the electoral register can affect your credit rating and in the run up to Christmas, this is not an ideal situation for some.”

Electoral registration is now a 2 part process and electors should register to vote by

You will need to provide your date of birth, nationality, national insurance number and a previous address if you have moved within the last 12 months.