Surge in applications by 18- to- 24-year-olds as 22 May deadline looms
More than 90,000 young people applied to vote on Sunday, the penultimate day of electoral registration before people head to the polls in June.
The figures provide a boost to Labour, which is more popular among younger voters, polls have shown.
Yet political experts urged caution when interpreting the figures, saying the number of successful applications was unlikely to be large enough to significantly alter the outcome of the election.
Some 90,200 18- to- 24-year-olds applied to vote in the 2017 general election on 21 May, as the registration deadline loomed close.