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Electoral Commission
The Electoral Commission is the independent body which oversees elections and regulates political finance in the UK
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Electoral Commission Nov 25
Replying to @ColDevNet @wosdec
You can also register for one of our upcoming webinars about the new resources: 1 Dec - session for college lecturers with 2 Dec - session for teachers with
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Electoral Commission Nov 25
Do you work with young people in Scotland? Take a look at our new political literacy resources:
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WOSDEC Nov 15
Fantastic new handbooks from for educators & young people: activities & ideas to increase & engagement + SIGN-UP for our session in collaboration with them MORE➡️
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Ed Scot CLD Nov 17
Ahead of the Scottish Parliament elections in 2021, check out these great new political literacy resources from Find out how they can be used by CLD workers by signing up for this webinar from on 1/12
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Electoral Commission Nov 17
Do you work with young people in Scotland and Wales? We’ve designed new resources to help you to deliver sessions about politics and democracy ahead of next year’s elections. Take a look.
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Electoral Commission Nov 13
Replying to @Holly_RR
Hi Holly, it's set out in the Representation of the People Act (1983). It's section 109, under the heading "Maintenance of registers: invitations to register in Great Britain". Thanks, BP.
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Electoral Commission Nov 13
We’re delighted to be working with Hannah at to support people with refugee status in Scotland to register to vote. You can download resources to help raise awareness about the extension of the franchise in Scotland here
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The City of Edinburgh Council Nov 11
We're getting ready for a safe, physically-distanced by-election for Craigentinny/Duddingston tomorrow - find out what our Elections Team has been doing to prepare:
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Electoral Commission Nov 6
Replying to @ElectoralCommUK
As we mark six months until the May 2021 polls, Chair of the Commission, Sir John Holmes, discusses what we're learning from the impact of Covid-19 on international elections. Read the blog post here:
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Electoral Commission Nov 6
Replying to @ElectoralCommUK
The Commission is working with the UK’s governments, public health bodies and electoral administrators to ensure that on 6 May 2021, voters can participate safely and confidently, and campaigners and parties can put their case to the electorate
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Electoral Commission Nov 6
Today marks 0⃣6⃣ months until voters in England, Scotland and Wales go to the polls and we're sharing details of the preparations already underway for the first set of elections to be held in Great Britain in Covid-secure conditions:
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Electoral Commission Nov 6
Replying to @ElectoralCommUK
Find out this and more at
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Electoral Commission Nov 6
It’s UK Parliament Week!📅 In what decade did the House of Lords first televise its debates?
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Electoral Commission Nov 5
Did you know you can register to vote in UK Parliament elections when you turn 16? 🗳️ If you are 16 or older, why not register to vote this UK Parliament week? ➡️
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Electoral Commission Nov 4
UK Parliament Week is about raising awareness about how UK Parliament influences everyday issues 📣 Is there an issue that you want raise? 🙋‍♀️ Did you know you can email your MP to let your voice be heard? Find their contact details at:
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Electoral Commission Nov 4
Replying to @LPrivileged
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Electoral Commission Nov 4
Replying to @StillDelvingH
Hi there. The results from last year's general election are available on our website in this spreadsheet. Thanks, BP.
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Electoral Commission Nov 4
Could you be the next Chair of the Electoral Commission? The Chair will play a critical role in shaping the organisation’s strategy and will be an advocate for the Commission and its work. If you are interested in finding out more and applying 👉
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Electoral Commission Nov 3
Do you know who your MP is? 🤔 Why not take the time to find out during UK Parliament Week? All you need is your postcode. Visit ➡️
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Electoral Commission Nov 3
It’s UK Parliament Week! 📅 This week explores what UK Parliament means to the people that it represents. Get involved ➡️
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