Get election ready

The UK General Election is on 4 July. 
Register to vote by 18 June.
If you need to vote by post, you must apply to do this by 5pm on 19 June.
You need valid photo ID to vote in person. If you don’t have valid ID, apply by 5pm on 26 June for a Voter Authority Certificate.  
Find out more about voting and elections in Southwark

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What is special category data

Special category data is specific sensitive data which relates to you as an individual. It's considered to be highly sensitive data and should be processed with an even greater degree of care. Special category data is any information which reveals your:

  • racial or ethnic origin
  • political opinions
  • religious beliefs or other beliefs of a similar nature
  • membership of a trade union
  • biometric data (eg thumbprint)
  • genetic data
  • physical or mental health
  • sexual orientation and sex life

Page last updated: 10 May 2023


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