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Push to get more registered to vote ahead of election

It could be time to consider forcing people to vote because more than 20 million do not take part in elections, a Welsh MP has said.

Labour Vale of Clwyd MP Chris Ruane is a member of a Commons committee whose members were split on the question of forcing people to vote.

A report published on Thursday calls for a consultation on the issue after May's general election.

The UK government said it had no plans to introduce compulsory voting.

  • 05 Feb 2015
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