General Election: everything you need to know about polling day

Tomorrow (12 December), is the day the country will head to polling stations to vote for the new government. Maybe this is your first election, or maybe you just need a refresh on what happens on the day? Either way, we’re bringing you a rundown of everything you need to know about polling day for the 2019 General Election.

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General election: everything you need to know about the parties

As you might have heard already, on 12 December, we will be heading out to the polls, to take part in a general election. Today (26 November) is the deadline to register to vote. But motivating yourself to vote can be especially difficult if you’re unsure about what the different parties are offering. We’re breaking down each party’s manifesto, to help you make up your mind, and encourage everyone to get out and vote. In Scotland, there are many different parties that represent different politics and ideologies. The main parties, who currently have Members of Parliament (MPs), Members of Scottish…

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General election: Why you should register to vote

So, you might have heard something about a general election in recent weeks? That’s right – in less than three weeks time, the country will be making a return to the polling station, to vote for who we want to see in government.

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European Elections: everything you need to know

Last Thursday (23 May) everyone and their good bois headed to the polling stations to take part in the European Elections.

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Listen up! You could get the chance to question the First Minister

First Minister’s Question Time: Next Generation is back and needs your questions about government, policy and wider society.

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Brexit: what is it all about?

Brexit. It’s the word on everyone’s lips recently, but what is it, and how is it going to affect us in the future? We’re here to break it down for you as well as we can – because we’re not entirely sure we get it either…

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The lowdown: Voting for the first time

Tomorrow (4 May), we’re heading to the polls for what feels like the 100th time in the last couple of years, this time to cast our vote in the Scottish council elections. For those of you who have recently turned 16 and are able to vote, you might have a few questions. So we’ve answered them! What’s the point in voting? Well, my friend. How much time have you got? Voting is a basic civil right. In Scotland, we’ve got a say in who represents us in local government (that’s your local council), in the Scottish government and the UK government.…

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All The Celebrities That Marched This Weekend

Saturday January 21st, saw 2.9 million people – yes men and women –  take to the streets to join the peaceful protest across the globe in support of women’s rights. Think hosting the march the day after Trump was inaugurated was a coincidence? Think again. The global marches aimed to unite people against Donald Trump’s presidency, highlighting issues under threat from the new US administration and draw support for all minorities – from LGBT members to people with disabilities. Though individual reasons for marching were varied – follow the #whyimarch hashtag to see more stories – one thing is for certain, these…

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The Best Protest Signs From The Global Women’s March 2017

Mondays ain’t so bad when you realise how incredible the weekend was. On Saturday, a reported 50,000 people travelled to D.C. to showcase their support of women’s rights. But they weren’t alone. Across the world, hundreds of sister marches took place in cities all over the globe. Over a million people came together to raise a collective voice (and some awesome posters) for justice, equality, peace, and love. We line up our favourites below.    https://www.instagram.com/p/BPiGdXNh3TC/?taken-by=kppphilip https://www.instagram.com/p/BPiXDJZj1SK/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BPkNX4ChMyN/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BPiI82kDY3F/?taken-by=alexandrasking&hl=en https://www.instagram.com/p/BPkEWwMB3tE/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BPik-lWhI_m/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BPiUqRMBjrT/   https://www.instagram.com/p/BPlDZe4hK9Q/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BPkKqOQA4UO/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BPlDI1ABNRn/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BPkK_hJDgSS/   And the best of the rest…  

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