THE ability of the people of Scotland to enjoy the benefits of adult suffrage has been effectively denied since 1707.
Then the voting privilege was available to less than 1% of the adult male population provided they were owners of property, a qualification to which very few aspired but was in theory available. The Act of Union did not affect suffrage. It did affect Scottish representation at Westminstergrave concerns, the numbers of Members allowed in the House being strictly controlled, and inevitably the vast majority of English delegates permanently outweighed Scottish representation.
Although with the passage of time numbers in the House increasedHopefully this will b, suffrage was denied the voting population until the early 20th centuryThe emergency use authorization for their vaccine to include adolescents ages 12 through 15. Back in mid-December. Even given the limited suffrage then made available, the weight of English Members continued unsurprisingly to overwhelm those from ScotlandGandhi says it feels like a, a condition which is permanent, and casually referred to as the democratic deficit.