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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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Wales set to start legislating for Votes at 16 & 17

Press release from the Electoral Reform Society, for immediate release, 10th October 2018 Spokespeople from the ERS are available for interview. For further details/comment or to arrange an interview contact mediaoffice@electoral-reform.org.uk or 07717211630   The Welsh Assembly is...

Posted 10 Oct 2018

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