Letter: End of polling booth indolence

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Sir: John Burridge is wrong (letter, 5 May). Voting can be made compulsory without infringing the right of individuals to express their dissatisfaction by not voting.

This could be achieved by adding a simple "No Confidence" option to the ballot paper. Individuals could make a definite statement on the choices on offer without being forced to spoil their papers or stay at home.


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