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ERS in the Press: November 2020

In a month dominated by coronavirus and a second national lockdown in England as well as Brexit negotiations, democratic issues have still been in the news and we’ve continued to be at the forefront of...

Posted 02 Dec 2020

pile of newspapers

Right to scrap First Past the Post won for Welsh councils

Imagine just for a second that local government could be reformed to ensure people are more engaged, their votes matter and their voices are properly heard. That rather than putting up barriers to participating in...

Posted 18 Nov 2020

PR is coming to welsh local elections