Sadiq Khan’s mixed messages on photo ID

Sadiq Khan's mixed messages on photo ID
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Sadiq Khan's verdict was clear on plans to make voters show ID before casting their ballots: 'This is voter suppression', he said. 'It will hit poorer and minority communities, just as it does in the US'.

But Mr S couldn't help but notice one of the requirements for people to attend the Mayor of London's own 'State of London Debate' at the O2 earlier this year: 'Please bring photo ID and arrive early to ensure entry'.

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