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What is the main purpose of the House of Lords?

Even those of you out there who have a passing knowledge of our campaigning work will know we are not the greatest cheerleaders for the House of Lords. Who could blame us? If you asked...

Posted 21 Aug 2019

While the purpose of the House of Lords is clear, the need for it to continue as it is now, is not

ERS in the Press: July 2019

July was a busy month in Westminster before MPs headed off for the summer recess. Brexit and the Conservative leadership election dominated the headlines – and we found plenty of opportunities to keep reform of...

Posted 01 Aug 2019

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ERS is the Press: May 2019

In a month that began and ended with elections for local councils and the European Parliament – both of which showed the changing nature of British politics and the continued decline of the two main...

Posted 05 Jun 2019

Darren Hughes on Sky News