People in Orkney are being encouraged not to lose their vote
For the EU elections you have one vote. You vote for a political party and all the votes for Scotland are counted together.
Reminders from Orkney Islands Council
Robin has raised thousands of pounds for the charity Music in Hospitals & Care (MiHC) over the last 40 years.
Local MSP Maree Todd SNP has urged people to make sure that they are registered to vote in the EU elections to be held on the 23rd of May.
A public vote opens this week to select the name for Orkney’s new pilot launch – currently under construction in Spain.
At this point in time, the UK will be holding elections to the European Parliament on Thursday May 23.
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.
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.
The poll for voting for your favourite surveyor, closes on 1 February.