The UK’s leading pro-democracy group is calling for an ‘urgent update’ of Britain’s political campaign rules, amid growing concerns over loopholes in party funding.
Posted 21 May 2019
MPs from across the political divide will step up efforts to update Britain’s analogue-age election rules on Wednesday, amid growing fears ‘dark money and disinformation’ could undermine the next General Election.
Posted 15 May 2019
Campaigners, trade unionists and political will unite to set out a vision for ‘real democracy’, at a major conference in Manchester marking the 200th anniversary of the Peterloo Massacre.
Posted 15 May 2019
The two main parties now have a combined support of just 50% – a historic low, according to the Electoral Reform Society. However, Westminster and voters remain hampered by a binary, out-dated voting system.
Posted 13 May 2019
Statement from the Electoral Reform Society, immediate release 7th May 2019 For more information/comment or for interview bids, contact firstname.lastname@example.org / 07794728820. ERS spokespeople are available for interview. Contact Jon Narcross, Communications Officer: email@example.com/ 07794728820...
Posted 08 May 2019
Statement from the Electoral Reform Society, immediate release 3rd May 2019 For more information/comment or for interview bids, contact firstname.lastname@example.org / 07794728820. ERS spokespeople are available to comment on the local elections this week – including...
Posted 03 May 2019
Groups including Age UK, Liberty, the British Youth Council, Gendered Intelligence and democracy experts like the Electoral Reform Society are among those who fear that the government’s plans will further divide democracy in the UK.
Posted 02 May 2019
The Electoral Reform Society have warned that the government’s mandatory voter ID plans could ‘undermine the right to vote’, as 10 councils prepare to turn away those without ID this Thursday.
Posted 30 Apr 2019
There are real concerns over the lack of time to ensure a high-quality, informed and transparent contest, experts say.
Posted 29 Apr 2019
Campaigners and activists call for Scottish Government to ‘trust people to make decisions’ in two events, hosted by ERS Scotland, looking at enhancing Scottish democracy at the SNP Spring Conference.
Posted 28 Apr 2019