You might not have known it, but homeless people can register to vote. The SKWAWKBOX didn’t until contacted by the @Homeless_vote Twitter account with a request to publicise their drive to get as many homeless people to register as possible.
The form for registering to vote if you have no fixed address
It’s vital, as disenfranchisement is far more widespread among homeless people. And if you are a Labour supporter, you have even more reason to support the push, as it’s unlikely many homeless people – who have increased vastly in number under the Tories (over 120,000children were homeless last Christmas) – will vote for the Conservatives.
As the government’s site on voter registration makes clear, homelessness is no bar to the right to vote:
Who is eligible to register to vote? You can register to vote in the UK if you are:
• resident (usually live in the…
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