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Annual electoral register canvas

We seek to ensure that all Westminster residents who are eligible to vote appear on the register of electors.

Published on: 15 January 2021

Last updated: 17 January 2021

Reasons to register

There are many reasons to register including:

  • to participate in elections and referendums and therefore influence those who make the decisions that affect you on a daily basis
  • it may be harder to obtain credit, mortgages, loans and so on if you don’t register - the electoral register is one piece of evidence used by the financial services industry when authorising applications
  • a quick response from you saves you and the council money, as the council won't have to contact you again
  • refusing to provide the relevant information may lead to a fine - providing false information is an offence.