The government needs to move swiftly on modernising Britain’s ‘dangerously outdated’ electoral rules.
Posted 30 Jun 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has seen waves of misinformation spread around the globe – and the UK is no exception...
Posted 18 Jun 2020
Anyone with an interest in bringing campaign rules into the 21st century can make a submission.
Posted 08 Jun 2020
In the middle of a global health pandemic, misinformation can prove fatal.
Posted 30 Apr 2020
How do we tackle misinformation around coronavirus?
Posted 27 Apr 2020
New analysis of the 2019 General Election has highlighted major pressures on Britain’s electoral process.
Posted 23 Apr 2020
December’s election was the third Westminster election in four years. Each one of those has highlighted a growing crisis facing the UK’s electoral politics. In an article published by The Guardian, Cambridge Analytica whistle-blower Brittany...
Posted 29 Jan 2020
The Electoral Commission is an independent body established in 2001. Its mandate is limited by what is set out in the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act (PPERA) 2000 and subsequent amendments. The Electoral Commission...
Posted 09 Dec 2019
New rules have just come into force at Google, banning political ads which target the public based on their political affiliations. (Targeting on the basis of age, gender and general location will be allowed to...
Posted 26 Nov 2019
Let’s use this election as a chance to re-build democracy on stronger and fairer foundations As the UK prepares for its next general election in December, it is important to revise what needs to be...
Posted 05 Nov 2019