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Tom Blandford

Tom has a BSc (Hons) degree in Mathematics from Plymouth University. He is trained as a teacher and has been involved in the Royal Marine Cadets since he was 14. His articles focus mainly on identity fraud and personal finance.

How important is my Electoral Roll listing for my credit score

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The right to vote in the United Kingdom extends not only to citizens in Great Britain, but also to those in Republic of Ireland, Commonwealth countries, and other nations in the European Union. Records of those eligible to vote are compiled for each polling district in the UK on Electoral Roll.

In Republic of Ireland, information is instead added to a central register before the complied information is sent to other organisations such as the credit reference agencies or marketing agencies. Although primarily a register to control voting, the Electoral Roll has other uses such as organisation of jury duty, fraud prevention and is included as an element of credit reporting.

When appearing on credit reference databases, the Elec .....

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23 Feb 2016 by Tom Blandford Electoral Roll
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