Voter ID required

Oi … leave Bognor out of this :wink:

I have got my driving licence photograph as proof of identity.

Unfortunately it makes me look like a wild mad woman so I might be refused when the voting staff see it.

Unfortunately Cinders I’ve only got the union flag tattooed on my left buttock, and the white rose of Yorkshire tattooed on my right buttock…
:uk: :white_flower:
All this voter ID won’t apply in the future when an ID chip is injected into babies along with their many vaccines.

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I don’t believe you and photographic evidence of said tattoos is required :rofl:


Yes, it’s exactly that. Social exclusion and a deliberate ploy by the Tories. Disgusting


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Out of date ID can be accepted. However, on the day the presiding officer at the polling station has the final say on whether the photograph is acceptable. This means we can’t answer ‘ahead of time’.

Other forms of ID accepted can be found on the following link: Voter ID | Electoral Commission .


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Funny the way threads go. :grinning_face_with_smiling_eyes:

Why there are hundreds of Bottoms in England and loads of Pants in Wales... | OS GetOutside.

  • The rather distracting Scratchy Bottom, Dorset
  • The c-c-c-cold and Christmassy Winterbottom, Cheshire
  • The inappropriate (without permission) Slap Bottom, Hampshire
  • The aforementioned Galloping Bottom, Somerset
  • The luxurious Velvet Bottom, Somerset
  • The exhibitionist Flash Bottom, Staffordshire
  • The fruity Strawberry Bottom, Surrey)

Unfortunately (or fortunately, depending on your point of view) forum rules do not allow the showing of naked buttocks on the forum Maree…How about a picture of a nice juicy plum?

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You can use your disabled persons or older persons bus pass for Voter ID, if you do not have a passport or driving licence.
Gov website copied below:
You can also use one of the following travel passes as photo ID when you vote:
** an older person’s bus pass*
** a disabled person’s bus pass*
** an Oyster 60+ card*
** a Freedom Pass*
** a Scottish National Entitlement Card (NEC)*
** a 60 and Over Welsh Concessionary Travel Card*
** a Disabled Person’s Welsh Concessionary Travel Card*
** a Northern Ireland concessionary travel pass*

Would they accept a profile picture off the forum?

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I doubt it.

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I do not have any form of photographic ID.
I have no passport, no bus pass, no disabled badge and my driver’s licence is an old paper one!

No vote then User-One, you don’t exist…

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We were beaten into giving in User-One, had the paper Driver’s Licence up until about 18 months ago, but got fed up with basic things not being possible without photo ID.
It does have one positive side though, every time I open my wallet, I’m reminded how handsome I am. :laughing: :icon_wink:


Us pensioners can use our bus passes.

National ID cards anyone? Pretty much every other country has them for each and every citizen. And mostly it is mandatory to carry them with you at all times.

Don’t seem to stop folks running riot!!