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What if I am going on holiday before my vote is likely to arrive?

If you applied for a postal vote and don’t think you’ll be home to return it by post on Thursday 4 July, you can drop your completed postal vote pack in to your polling station. You must complete a form when you hand it in.

If you won’t be back in time to use your postal vote, you can instead appoint someone you trust as a proxy to vote on your behalf. please see our frequently asked question on our Voting by Post page.

Voting by Post

  • 13th June 2024
  • Posted in News

UK Parliamentary Election – 4th July 2024

The next election of the UK Parliament has been called for Thursday 4th July 2024.

Key dates are
Last to to be registered in time - midnight on Tuesday 18th June 2024
Last day to apply for a postal vote in time - 5pm on Wednesday 19th June 2024
Last day to apply for a Voter Authority Certificate (Free ID if you don't have anything suitable) is - 5pm Wednesday 26th June 2024
Last day to apply for a proxy in time - 5pm Wednesday 26th June 2024

Check out our Electoral Registration Page

  • 23rd May 2024
  • Posted in News

Absent Voting

The rules around applying for an absent vote (voting by post or proxy) changed from Tuesday 31st October, therefore if you are applying or have an application form already from us, this must be returned to our office no later than Monday 30th October.

More information is available on our Absent Voting Page

Absent Voting

  • 3rd October 2023
  • Posted in News

Voter ID

From October 2023, for UK Parliamentary Elections and currently for any by-elections and Recall Petitions, you will be required to have Photo ID to be able to cast your vote at these types of elections.

Full details are on our Voter ID page including how to apply for a Voter Authority Certificate.

Voter ID and Voter Authority Certificates

  • 29th August 2023
  • Posted in News

Non-Domestic Revaluation – Publication of Draft Valuation Roll

The draft Valuation Roll for the 2023 Revaluation was published on 30 November 2022. The final Valuation Roll will be published on 1 April 2023.

All non-domestic properties, other than those excluded by legislation, will be revalued on 1 April 2023. This means that the fourteen Assessors across Scotland will set new Net Annual and Rateable Values for all such non-domestic properties in their areas based on rental levels as at 1 April 2022. This is the first non-domestic revaluation since 1 April 2017, with revaluations scheduled to take place every three years following the forthcoming revaluation on 1 April 2023.

  • 30th November 2022
  • Posted in News

National Insurance Number

When registering you will be asked your National Insurance Number. If you are unsure where to find it, check out our NINO page on tips where to get your number.

National Insurance Number

  • 13th April 2021
  • Posted in News

Valuation Roll

The Valuation Rolls for the 2017 Revaluation for the Clackmannanshire, Stirling and Falkirk Councils were made up on 15 March 2017. Notices to all Proprietors, Tenants and Occupiers will be sent out from the 17 March 2017

  • 3rd February 2017
  • Posted in News