Why registering to vote makes both political and financial sense

A surge in young people voting is said to have been behind the rebound in the Labour Party’s fortunes at the General Election on June 8. Despite the Conservatives enjoying their highest share of the vote since John Major was re-elected as Prime Minister in 1992, Labour also saw a surge in support which saw the party win 262 seats in the House of Commons on a 40 per cent share of the vote. Figures released shortly before the deadline for registered to vote passed in May showed that there had been an enormous surge in the number of young putting themselves on the electoral roll. In the final month before the election, almost 1.2 million people between the ages of 18 to 35 registered with more than half of those being below the age of 24. Why registering to vote is good for your credit record If you are a young person, then it’s likely that you don’t have a long record of borrowing and repaying money. This record – your credit record – is held by the main credit reference agen


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