ljustice0773 wrote:I see the thread is closed on the Voting fine and I wanted to respond. I have lived in the same household for more than 20 years and I do not want to give my national insurance number. That is the issue for me because, if it is hacked, they have your date of birth, your name, your national insurance number.... what else do people need to create a new you? Sorry if people think I am being "not with the times" as I think this is very pertinent in contemporary Britain.
Sandgrown Dave wrote:In the run up to the election I read quite a few pieces like this stating that you do not have to provide your National Insurance number, as long as you're prepared to engage with the council's electoral registration officials to provide other evidences that you are who you say you are.
I took the standard route myself, so I can't say how straightforward or problematic the process might be in the absence of a National Insurance number.