Voters across the country want to show identification as they drive licenses or passports before casting their ballot, under plans to be unveiled in the Queen's Speech.

Ministers are planning to introduce a legal requirement for voters to produce photographic IDs, in order to safeguard against electoral fraud.

A new Electoral Integrity Bill wants to limit the number of relatives for whom anyone can act as a proxy, and outlaw the "harvesting" of postal ballots by political parties and activists.

The proposal for a number of pilots in the United States has been issued in a paper that claims to be a pilot of a pilot.