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Much more can be achieved to build a Scottish democracy fit for the the 21st Century

ERS Scotland: Our plans for the years ahead

At ERS Scotland we are constantly monitoring the political seas...

Developments at the ERS
The Power of Preferences_STV in Scottish Local Elections preview

The Power of Preferences: STV in Scottish Local...

Much talk of the need for electoral reform focuses on...

Current Affairs Commentary
Scottish Green Conference 2022 Social

Power from the People: What is it like...

Ever wondered what it’s like to be a member of...

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Here’s how to maximise your impact on Scotland’s local elections

Should I rank all the candidates in the...

On Thursday 5 May, 2022, voters will go to the...

ERS Scotland
Scots Labour PR Fringe

Proportional Representation: What the rest of the U.K....

Join the ERS’ Jonothan Shafi chairing an event in the...

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Afterparty Banner

Democratise to Decarbonise after-party

Civic House are hosting the Democratise to Decarbonise afterparty to...

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The Holyrood Government is right to oppose it and should hold firm

Scottish Government refuses to recommend consent for Elections...

The Scottish government is standing up to Westminster on legislation...

Current Affairs Commentary
Constitutional Convention

A People Powered Response to the Climate Crisis...

We are facing a climate crisis, to find solutions that...

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Constitutional Convention

A People Powered Response to the Climate Crisis...

We are facing a climate crisis, to find solutions that...

Current Affairs Commentary
A Scottish House of Citizens would stand in proud contrast to the House of Lords

A Scottish House of Citizens would be the...

ERS Scotland and the Sortition Foundation have ramped up calls...

Current Affairs Commentary
When Scottish voters go to the polls they go knowing their vote will count

How May’s elections for the Scottish Parliament will...

Among the wave of elections that will be held on...

Current Affairs Commentary
The average Scottish local authority is 50 times bigger than the EU average

Only real local democracy can rebuild our communities

The last twelve months have changed the way many of...

Current Affairs Commentary