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
Another Lords scandal, fighting for fair votes, and a spotlight on foreign interference: highlights from the ERS' campaigning in July.
Posted 10 Aug 2020
The Prime Minister is set to pack the House of Lords with yet more unelected peers. And discontent is growing.
Posted 30 Jul 2020
"The need for a wholesale renewal of our democracy is now more urgent than ever."
Posted 16 Jul 2020
Civil society groups led by ERS Cymru have launched their ‘democracy asks’ for the 2021 Welsh Senedd elections, throwing down the gauntlet for Welsh parties to back real democracy for voters.
Posted 06 Jul 2020
See what we've been up to this month.
Posted 28 May 2020
Here's what we got up to last month.
Posted 05 May 2020