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Campaigners call for local government overhaul to ‘put the public in charge’

Statement from Electoral Reform Society Scotland, Friday 14th December For more information contact 07717211630 or mediaoffice@electoral-reform.org.uk. Submission briefing: https://www.electoral-reform.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Scottish-Local-Government-reform-consultation-response-briefing-FINAL.pdf The Electoral Reform Society has called for a radical overhaul of Scotland’s ‘top-down’ local government, in a submission to...

Posted 14 Dec 2018

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Brexit TV debate: ERS calls for Debates Commission amid rows over format

Society says debates must include range of parties to reflect UK’s political diversity, amid ongoing spat For immediate release, Tuesday 4th December 2018. Statement from the Electoral Reform Society. For more information contact 07717211630 or mediaoffice@electoral-reform.org.uk Crucial...

Posted 04 Dec 2018

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Electoral Reform Society respond to PACAC report on Lords reform

Best way to achieve smaller, more representative revising chamber is by moving to a fairly-elected Senate, says leading democracy organisation Statement from the Electoral Reform Society for immediate release, 19th November 2018 Spokespeople are available...

Posted 19 Nov 2018

Government ‘rearranging the deckchairs’ as new voter ID trial areas announced

Campaigners condemn ‘dangerous distraction’ of mandatory voter ID.  Statement from the Electoral Reform Society, for immediate release, 5th November 2018 Spokespeople are available for interview/further comment. Contact mediaoffice@electoral-reform.org.uk or 07717211630  Commenting on the government’s announcement of...

Posted 05 Nov 2018

Study raises fears for UK democracy

Statement from the Electoral Reform Society in response to the 2018 Democratic Audit. For more information contact mediaoffice@electoral-reform.org.uk or 07717211630 A new study of the UK’s democracy has shown an ‘unprecedented decline’ in the core...

Posted 02 Nov 2018

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Current election campaign rules are a ‘cheater’s charter’, say campaigners in fresh demand for transparency 

Statement from the Electoral Reform Society, for immediate release, 24th October Spokespeople are available for interview/further comment. Contact mediaoffice@electoral-reform.org.uk or 020 3743 6064 Read the ERS’ consultation response available here – https://www.electoral-reform.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/ERS-Response-to-Consultation_Protecting-the-Debate.pdf Democracy campaigners are demanding an overhaul...

Posted 24 Oct 2018

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