It is the first new SLD to be introduced since Nominet started operating the .uk Registry in 1996.
Details of how the SLD was approved can be found in the voting results here:
.me.uk will work exactly the same way on the Internet as a .co.uk or .ltd.uk
The me.uk Second Level Domain is intended for personal use. Domain Name registrations made under .uk are expected to be made for ‘natural persons’, such as Mr John Doe registering johndoe.me.uk.
Registrations will be made on a first-come, first served basis but Names.co Internet are please to offer a pre-registration system.
By pre-regsitering your desired names for just