Fri 21 Jun, 2019

Green MSP Ross Greer has today welcomed plans published by the Scottish Government to legislate to improve the franchise for devolved election in Scotland, this follows parliament voting in favour of Mr Greer’s amendment to allow refugees and asylum seekers the right to vote last year. 

Ross Greer MSP said: 

“Last year Parliament passed a Green amendment calling for refugees and asylum seekers to be given the right to vote, as part of wider reforms we’ve called for to ensure that everyone who lives in Scotland, everyone who is part of our communities, has a say in who represents them. This measure will make everybody feel welcomed and valued and I’m pleased that the Scottish Government have made this move.”

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