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Chamber and committees

Question ref. S5O-03118
Asked by: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party
Date lodged: 27 March 2019

Question

To ask the Scottish Government what consideration it has given to the introduction of a system of automatic voter registration.

Current status: Answered by Michael Russell on 4 April 2019


Answer

Automatic registration is not currently under active consideration by the Scottish Government. That said, I am always open to suggestions for practical ways of increasing the number of people who can vote in elections in Scotland.