“It is an honour to serve the Highlands and Islands in the Scottish Parliament and I intend continuing to work hard until my last day in office.”
They are encouraging their members to step forward for not just the Scottish Parliamentary elections but for a UK General Election too.
People in Orkney are being encouraged not to lose their vote
“it is essential for the integrity of the Parliament that suitable scrutiny of any legislation takes place. “
Reminders from Orkney Islands Council
You have 1 vote. Scotland is one ‘region’ and your 1 vote will be added to all the others. Political parties will have a list of candidates and the number of MEPs elected for each party will be based on the number of votes cast for that party in the whole of Scotland.
The voting period will take place between Friday 15 March 2019 and Friday 29 March 2019.
This famous catch phrase from the 1930 film ‘Another Fine Mess’ pops into my mind on many an occasion and none more so than the daily lies we are subjected to by our elected politicians.
“In 2014 we saw an injection of hope and belief in politics among those who had never voted before because for once it meant something very real.
“It’s important that residents respond as soon as possible, so we can make sure we have the right details on the electoral register for every address in Orkney.”