15-17 Year olds: Registration for the 2016 Scottish Parliament Election

As you may well be aware, the voting age has been reduced to 16 for the Scottish Parliament elections. There is currently a drive to make those eligible to vote aware of their right and encourage voter registration.

This link explains how to register in more detail.

http://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0003/191883/78238DL7g1208_TeachersToolkitfinal.pdf

However, registration is a very easy 11 step process, you can register here: you will need your National Insurance Number.

https://www.gov.uk/register-to-vote

Further to this, social subjects will hold a ‘Registration Lunch’ on Monday 7th September using Business Education room 1 for any pupil who wishes to come along and receive help to register.