[BNM] Registered or not?

Scott Lawson scottjlawson at gmail.com
Fri Mar 20 13:11:16 GMT 2015


Ha, typical Government projects. Although usually the problem is less
technical, and more about getting departments to talk to each other

On Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 1:02 PM, Alan Newman <alan at sensibledevelopment.com>
wrote:

> haha, so basically someone just set up a crappy one page site with a form
> submission to no where that just "you are not registered".
>
> I bet it £100k to build too…
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> On 20 Mar 2015, at 12:57, Rich Sage wrote:
>
> > I emailed our local council (Arun) about it as I'd got the same "not
> > registered" message. Apparently the gov.uk system isn't married up with
> > local councils' systems either so it doesn't know if you've been
> registered
> > or not... so just says you're not regardless. But Arun's system
> apparently
> > detects duplicates and just discards if you're already marked as
> > registered. I'd imagine that's probably a fairly standard thing for
> > councils to do - you would hope anyway - so no harm done....
> >
> > On Fri, 20 Mar 2015 at 12:38 Scott Lawson <scottjlawson at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> >> Apparently you're not the only one
> >>
> >> http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-31963461
> >>
> >> On Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 12:25 PM, Helana Bryant <spiralwarp at gmail.com>
> >> wrote:
> >>
> >>> The council sent me a letter this morning, stating that I was already
> >>> registered.  This was despite the on-line registration system
> >>> indicating otherwise.
> >>>
> >>> Apparently the sign-up process has caused national confusion and alarm.
> >>>
> >>> H.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> On 17 March 2015 at 14:25, Alan Newman <alan at sensibledevelopment.com>
> >>> wrote:
> >>>> Hi,
> >>>>
> >>>> The problem in itself
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