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  • European Parliamentary elections scheduled for 23 May 2019

    The European Parliamentary Elections (Appointed Day of Poll) Order 2019 that sets 23 May 2019 as the day appointed for the poll at the next general election of Members of the European Parliament came into force today (10 April). This means that Electoral Registration Officers and Returning Officers are now preparing for the elections to […]

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  • Don’t miss the deadline to refresh your absent vote signature

    2,197 absent voters have not responded to an invitation to refresh their signature and keep their absent voting arrangements up to date. If you have received a reminder from us asking you to provide a fresh sample signature please complete the form and send it back so that we have it by Friday 15 February, […]

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  • Absent vote signature refresh

    Watch out for the signature refresh request arriving in your post – we are asking 26,407 electors who arranged to vote in elections by post more than four years ago to provide a fresh sample signature.  This is required by law and is to ensure that our sample of their signature is up to date. […]

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  • 15,000 Grampian citizens need to get registered to vote

    Every autumn we carry out a canvass of all households in Grampian and remove the names of people who have moved out.  Where we have the names of people who have moved in, we cannot add their names to the electoral register automatically; the law requires anyone changing address to make an individual application to […]

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  • Household enquiry form reminders issued –

    We have had the best ever response to our household canvass and are very grateful to the 77,000 householders who have responded using our cost-efficient auto-response services. We are very keen to keep the momentum going and would urge any household that has not yet responded to do so as soon as possible.  The law […]

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  • Nearly 80,000 Grampian households help save public funds

    A record-breaking 77,504 households in Grampian have responded using our automated response service within the first month of the annual household canvass.  This is a 17% increase in take up of our automated response service compared to last year and means that more households than ever before are saving our postage costs by responding online […]

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  • Help save up to £100,000 of public funds – respond to your canvass form using our automated response service

    We have just issued household enquiry forms to 276,000 households.  We can save up to £100,000 of public money if every household responds online, by text or by phone by 20 July 2018 rather than posting the form back to us. To do this now you will need the security codes that are on the […]

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  • Public Notice – unaudited accounts for year ended 31 March 2018

    Details of how to inspect the Board’s unaudited accounts for the year ended 31 March 2018 can be found by following the link below; Unaudited Accounts 2017/18

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  • Electoral Canvass 2018

    The start of the 2018 canvass coincides with National Democracy Week, a week-long celebration of democracy in society in this historic Centenary year of Suffrage. Assessors and EROs in Scotland have combined to provide a short film where individuals talk about what democracy means to them – film available here What does democracy mean to you? […]

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  • Valuation Roll appeals

    The Secretary to the Aberdeen City Valuation Appeal Committee has issued citations for a hearing on 27 June 2018. Details of the hearing and a list of the appeals to be heard can be found here https://www.grampian-vjb.gov.uk/valuation-roll/valuation-roll-appeals/valuation-appeal-committee/

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