The Electoral Reform Society's response to the Labour party's current consultation on democracy and the constitution.
Posted 16 Jul 2020
Download briefing as a .pdf file (211.3KB pdf) Context The Supreme Court ruling is the latest sign that the ‘gentleman’s agreements’ of our unwritten constitution have broken down leaving our democracy vulnerable. We need to...
Posted 25 Sep 2019
Citizens’ assemblies are a form of deliberative democracy: processes through which citizens can engage in open, respectful and informed discussion and debate with their peers on a given issue.
Posted 08 Jul 2019
There is a huge opportunity for a political party that seeks to give power to the many by overhauling Westminster’s broken, centralised structures.
Posted 04 Jul 2019
Download as a pdf (124.1KB pdf) Citizens’ assemblies are a form of deliberative democracy: processes through which citizens can engage in open, respectful and informed discussion and debate with their peers on a given issue....
Posted 12 Mar 2019
Download Briefing (248.3KB pdf) Contact: Dr Edward Molloy ([email protected]) For more information, visit www.electoral-reform.org.uk/constitutional-convention Introduction This note first sets out what a citizen-led Constitutional Convention is, and why we need one for the UK. We...
Posted 09 Mar 2016
Download Briefing (289.1KB pdf) The ERS welcomes the government’s decision to give greater parliamentary time to the proposed introduction of English Votes for English Laws. However, this significant change needs full parliamentary scrutiny and...
Posted 15 Jul 2015