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Use of school buildings as polling stations

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Last updated on 28 March 2017
School types: All · School phases: All
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Who can approve the use of a school building as a polling station? This article cites legislation which says that all publicly funded schools must be available for voting purposes. It also looks at a union's suggestions and at local authority policies on managing schools on election days.

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  1. 1 Requirements
  2. 2 Closing the school
  3. 3 Rules on making up lost sessions
  4. 4 Making up lost sessions: considerations

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