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Citizenship education paves the way for votes at 16

With Wales looking to equalise their voting age with Scotland for local elections at 16, we asked our work experience student Carla to explain what impact the citizenship education classes she’d recent completed would have...

Posted 19 Jul 2017

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It’s time to get the public involved in Brexit

The way people talk about ‘Leavers’ and ‘Remainers’ is enough to make you think they have always been at loggerheads – two irreconcilable opponents, fated to oppose each other forever and ever. But it’s not...

Posted 12 Jul 2017

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As I move on from the ERS, I know that we can win

By Katie Ghose, Chief Executive of the Electoral Reform Society Today is my last day at the ERS. What a journey it’s been. My time since joining in 2010 has been an exciting period –...

Posted 30 Jun 2017

Britain is changing, so should our electoral system

So, the Conservatives and DUP have agreed a deal. Despite the two previous elections failing to secure a ‘strong and stable’ government, few saw this coming. There’s a reason for that. Despite all evidence to...

Posted 28 Jun 2017