A new report from the ERS celebrates two-decades of proportional representation in Britain, including the Senedd, Scottish Parliament, and London Assembly.
Posted 02 Aug 2021
Since the ERS published our last strategy in 2016, UK politics has, in some ways, changed beyond recognition. Britain has left the European Union, the pandemic has reshaped our society, and we’ve had leadership changes...
Posted 23 Jul 2021
Could you help us shape the future of electoral reform in Britain? Why not consider standing for our Board? This year our members are electing the ERS’ Council, and we’re looking for passionate reformers to...
Posted 22 Jul 2021
A council in Scotland will write to the Prime Minister to formally oppose plans to bring in voter ID at future general elections.
Posted 25 Jun 2021
The Society’s Council has called a General Meeting of members on 30 July at 6pm, which will take place online via Zoom. Members have been sent their voting link for the resolutions. Please check your...
Posted 22 Jun 2021
We’re already seeing a plethora of rotten results – with parties taking nearly all the seats on a fraction of the vote.
Posted 07 May 2021
Following the 2019 election, we set about revising our campaigning plans for the new political situation in Westminster. As with everything over the last year, the process was disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic, but we...
Posted 04 Mar 2021
It’s hard to think of a more troubling year in living memory. But the public health crisis has, perhaps counter-intuitively, put issues of democracy at the forefront. The election may feel like a distant memory,...
Posted 07 Dec 2020
They’ve been called the ‘missing millions’: over 9 million eligible people in Great Britain are currently not on the electoral roll.
Posted 18 Sep 2020
The 2020 online conference featured a presentation and Q&A session on the Society’s work in 2020, followed by a keynote speech on How do we fix British democracy? from Professor David Runciman. We’d like to...
Posted 17 Sep 2020