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Enid Lakeman 1945

59 years since Enid Lakeman defended fair votes...

Last weekend marked the 59th anniversary of a major event...

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House of Lords Chamber

Revealed: The Lords is increasingly out of touch...

To many of us, the House of Lords looks very...

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Why are Ministers celebrating citizens losing their right...

In a comment piece for The Times this week, Chloe Smith,...

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Dominic Cummings

Inside the funny world of ‘contempt of Parliament’

It’s a commonly established practice that Parliamentary select committees can...

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Facebook

Finally, some action to reign in the ‘online...

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has announced a crackdown on...

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No ID No Entry

Voters want to tackle Britain’s real democratic problems...

Despite the fact that last month’s Voter ID trials disenfranchised...

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Our Democracy

How Scottish campaigners are helping local communities take...

Levels of local representation in Scotland are the lowest in...

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Janez Janša

Slovenia had an election, but who actually won?

“Slovenian nationalist party wins parliamentary election” declares the Guardian. “Anti-immigration...

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House of Lords benches

There’s a sham election happening in Parliament. Here’s...

The idea that people can become lawmakers for life –...

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British Columbia

Citizens in British Columbia are set to decide...

Back in May 2017 I brought you the story of...

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Constituency Boundaries

The government are using dirty tricks to cut...

In the committee room corridors at the Palace of Westminster,...

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Citizens' Assembly on Brexit

The Irish abortion referendum: How a Citizens’ Assembly...

In a historic referendum on Friday, the Irish electorate voted...

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