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Information for electors voting in the General Election 2024.

A UK parliamentary election has been called for 4 July 2024. Register to vote by midnight on 18 June 2024: GOV.UK: Register to vote. (opens new window) You can also vote by post: GOV.UK: apply to vote by post (opens new window). The deadline to apply is 5pm on 19 June 2024 or apply to vote by proxy by 5pm on 26 June 2024: GOV.UK: Apply to vote by proxy (opens new window)


Overseas electors may consider applying to vote by proxy. For more information see the General Election 2024 page.

Information Governance

The Information Commissioner enforces and oversees:

  • Data Protection legislation

  • The Freedom of Information Act 2000

  • The Environmental Information Regulations 2004

  • The Privacy of Electronic Communications Regulation 2003

The Commissioner is a UK independent supervisory authority, which reports directly to the UK Parliament and has both an international and national role. It is not part of central or local government and is the regulatory authority for all processing of personal data.

Information Commissioner's Office  (opens new window)

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