Guernsey electoral roll campaign needs 'aggression'

More needs to be done to get people to sign up for the electoral roll, a Guernsey deputy has said.

Deputy John Gollop said a "more aggressive" advertising campaign in the island's media needed to be carried out to boost numbers.

He said he was worried about the perceived lack of engagement in local politics, especially from young people.

Deputy Gollop said social media should be used more extensively to attract young islanders to sign up.

The Home Department has set itself a target of registering 35,000 electors before the end of February and currently has 25,500 islanders signed up.

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