İlknur Şebnem Öztemel-TDO- 07.06.2017- Hundreds of voters in Plymouth have been left without postal voting forms just a day before the general election.
Plymouth City Council says it has recorded around 370 complaints about ballot checks and urged anyone whose remain missing to call their offices.
Local authorities asserted that it had sent out all the forms respected to the regulations. Both it and Royal Mail investigating the problem.
A spokeswoman of the Royal Mail said: "We are aware that a number of postal votes in Plymouth have not arrived with recipients’’. She added "Royal Mail takes its responsibility of delivering election information very seriously and is investigating this matter urgently’’. She also stated, "We are currently working closely with the council to organize specific deliveries so that the individuals affected receive their ballot packs as soon as possible".
Postal votes are used in order to make people who are somehow incapable of going to a polling station still be able to vote.
Parliamentary elections will be held on 9 June, Thursday. According to a YouGov opinion poll which was referred by The Independent, Theresa May is set to fall 21 seats short of a majority. It is predicted that Conservatives would win 305 seats, which is just shy of the 326 seats needed to pass the law of a majority and Labour Party will win 268 seats in the Parliament.