DO YOU WANT TO PROTECT YOUR ELECTORAL REGISTRATION DETAILS?
DO YOU WANT TO STOP COMMERCIAL COMPANIES HAVING ACCESS TO YOUR DETAILS ON THE ELECTORAL REGISTER?
Important changes to your details on the electoral register
From October this year there will be changes to the way that you can protect your details on the electoral register should you not wish them to be sold to third parties.
There are two versions of the electoral register – the full register, which only certain organisations can access and the edited register, which anyone can buy. Your details will appear on the edited register unless you ask for them to be removed. Currently 117,000 people within Central Bedfordshire Council area have requested their name and address to be excluded from the edited version of the register.
In the past we carried over requests to be excluded from the edited register, but we will no longer be allowed to do this. If you want to have your details permanently excluded from the edited register you can write to us at Priory House, Monks Walk, Chicksands SG17 5TQ or email us at ELECTORAL.REGISTRATION@CENTRALBEDFORDSHIRE.GOV.UK making a permanent opt-out request.
Please ensure that you state your full name and address and that you wish your details to be excluded from the edited register on a permanent basis or until further notice. A separate request is required for each member of the household if they also wish to be permanently omitted from the edited register.