For the first time ever, voter ID will be required at the polling stations next week for the May local council elections in England.
It may not seem like a big ask - many countries in Europe already demand it. Yet it's triggering alarm bells.
Why has the government introduced a solution to a problem (voter fraud) that didn't exist? Why has it restricted the kinds of ID you're allowed to bring? And why has it refused to accept the advice - even from senior Conservatives - saying the changes could lead to massive disenfranchisement and disillusionment with the democratic system.
We'll be talking about how to vote, and what these elections could tell us about the political winds.
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