Strabane doctors’ surgery criticised for charging to have postal vote form signed

jimmcA Co Tyrone doctors' surgery is facing criticism from politicians and the Electoral Commission after charging people £15 to have a postal vote form signed.

An elderly man from Strabane was quoted £15 from a local GP practice to have his postal vote form filled in.

The elderly gentleman in question is unable to go to the polling station on Election Day himself due to problems with his mobility.

Local election candidate Jim McIntyre has said not only GPs should be able to sign these forms: