Electoral reform consultation

The Scottish Parliament recently gained new powers over the conduct of Scottish Parliamentary elections and electoral registration, alongside its existing devolved responsibility for local government elections.

How to Respond

We are inviting responses to this consultation by 12 March 2018

Please respond to this consultation using the Scottish Government's consultation platform, Citizen Space. You view and respond to this consultation online at https://consult.scotland.gov.uk/

You can save and return to your responses while the consultation is still open. Please ensure that consultation responses are submitted before the closing date of 12 March 2018.

If you are unable to respond online, please complete the Respondent Information Form (see "Handling your Response" below) to:

Electoral Reform Consultation
Elections Team
Area 2 West
St Andrew's House
Regent Road
Edinburgh EH1 3DG

Handling your response

If you respond using Citizen Space ( http://consult.scotland.gov.uk/), you will be directed to the Respondent Information Form. Please indicate how you wish yourresponse to be handled and, in particular, whether you are happy for your response to published.

If you are unable to respond via Citizen Space, please complete and return the Respondent Information Form included in this document. If you ask for your response not to be published, we will regard it as confidential, and we will treat it accordingly.

All respondents should be aware that the Scottish Government is subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 and would therefore have to consider any request made to it under the Act for information relating to responses made to this consultation exercise.


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