ScotlandOn this page you will find information about our Scotland office and the work we do across Scotland.
Our remit includes elections to the Scottish Parliament, UK Parliament and European Parliament. The Scottish Parliament is responsible for Scottish local government elections.
One of our key aims is to ensure that the views of Scottish stakeholders contribute to all aspects of our work. This ensures that distinctive Scottish procedures and practices are taken into account and reflected in Commission-wide activities.
We also act as a reference point for electors in Scotland. We are available to answer enquiries and requests for advice from the public and relevant organisations on electoral matters.
Scottish referendum question assessment and campaign spending limits
After conducting research with a wide range of people and organisations across Scotland, we have recommended that the independence referendum question be amended to “Should Scotland be an independent country? Yes/No”
The question we were asked to assess was: "Do you agree that Scotland should be an independent country?"
We also have published our advice on what the campaign spending limits in the run-up to the referendum on independence for Scotland should be.