Voting is just one way to have your say about how the UK is being run, if you’re wondering why you should get involved this is the article for you!
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General Elections are an opportunity for the public to elect a Member of Parliament to represent their constituency in Parliament. Members of the public decide who to vote for by considering a number of factors including; each political party’s manifesto promises, or the...
Learn more about the major political parties that stand for election in Great Britain.
There are more ways to get involved with politics than just voting, find out how you can influence decision makers.
Learn more about how you vote and how you can register for a proxy or postal vote.
If you don’t vote you have not shown preference for anyone standing in the election, or any side in a referendum campaign. Your vote will not be counted for either side or directly effect the result.
If you want to vote in elections and referendums, you must be registered to vote. You only need to register once – you do not need to register separately for every election, but you...
Although you often only hear about the UK’s largest political parties, there are actually hundreds registered with the Electoral Commission! Some of these parties exist to campaign on a single issue, while others only...
Prime Minister’s Questions is a half hour session in The House of Commons in which Members of Parliament are able to question the Prime Minister on Government policy and relevant political issues.
In 1997, a referendum saw 74% of voters backed the creation of a Scottish Parliament. A year later, in 1998, the Scotland Act was passed by the Westminster Parliament and the first elections for...
Women’s suffrage, the right of women to vote, was won 100 years ago through intellectual, political and violent struggle.