Polls open on Monday

Choose your representative in the Scottish Youth Parliament
Choose your representative in the Scottish Youth Parliament

Voting in the Scottish Youth Parliament by-election will commence on Monday.

There are three candidates for the Uddingston and Bellshill constituency, Siobhan McIlroy, Louisa McCearney, and Louise Aitken, and five candidates for Motherwell and Wishaw constituency, Niamh Provan, Andrew Lees, Christopher Wilson, Clare Wilson, Michelle McKinnie.

Voting will take place across both areas in schools, community groups and New College Lanarkshire or young people can use their Young Scot card to vote online

The result will be announced on Thursday at 7pm in Motherwell Civic Centre by returning officer Andrew Rose.