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

What is the main purpose of the House...

Even those of you out there who have a passing...

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200 years since one of the first battles for the vote, our political structures still need to change

200 years since the Peterloo Massacre, Westminster is...

The events of 2019 have put the problems of Westminster’s...

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Westminster's voting system is an anti-choice stitch up

Brexit pacts: The latest desperate attempt to game...

The decision by both Plaid Cymru and the Greens to...

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Clare Coatman

Thinking about standing for ERS council? Here’s Clare...

Nominations for our ERS Council have just opened, and we’re...

Developments at the ERS
Relying on the PM’s good will to keep the Lords down to size is a fool’s errand

Asking Theresa May To Show ‘Restraint’ In Her...

When even Peers are calling for an overhaul of the...

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ERS in the Press: July 2019

July was a busy month in Westminster before MPs headed...

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In 17 councils, the party with the largest number of votes did not secure the most seats

Local elections: How voters in England were cheated...

Local democracy in England and Wales has long been under...

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Will the Welsh Assembly continue to be unable to reach its potential?

Building a stronger Senedd: Why size (still) matters

Almost since its inception, there has been discussion and debate...

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There’s plenty of good practice which the Citizens’ Assembly of Scotland can draw on

The Citizens’ Assembly of Scotland: What can be...

How do you ensure the recently-announced Citizens’ Assembly of Scotland is open...

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A two-dimensional political environment is perhaps creating a four-party-plus political system

Voters are going beyond left-right divides – and...

During the first half of 2019, party affiliation among the...

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Ed Davey

Ed Davey – Liberal Democrat Leadership Interview

Electoral Reform Society Chief Executive Darren Hughes spoke with Lib...

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Jo Swinson

Jo Swinson – Liberal Democrat Leadership Interview

Our Chief Executive Darren Hughes interviewed Liberal Democrat Leadership hopeful...

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