Citizens Assemblies are once again in the public eye, having been debated in the Conservative Leadership election and with new government plans for one in Scotland.
Posted 20 Jun 2019
The Electoral Reform Society have welcomed the Scottish Government's proposals for a Citizens' Assembly looking at Scotland's democratic future.
Posted 18 Jun 2019
"This could hold us back from creating a parliament that delivers more effectively for the people of Wales."
Posted 11 Jun 2019
New polling for the Electoral Commission has dealt a fresh blow to the government’s case for mandatory voter ID, according to the Electoral Reform Society.
Posted 10 Jun 2019
Westminster and voters remain hampered by a binary, out-dated voting system, with small changes in support likely to mean the difference between parties winning dozens or seats and none at the next election.
Posted 04 Jun 2019
Previously unreleased polling for the ERS reveals the worrying extent to which British voters feel ‘alienated and unrepresented’ at Westminster.
Posted 03 Jun 2019
The UK government’s approach to major democratic issues like Brexit and devolution have been top-down, piecemeal and have left voters on the side-lines, according to a new report from the Electoral Reform Society.
Posted 29 May 2019
Strictly embargoed: Saturday 25th May, 00:01. Statement from the Electoral Reform Society EMBARGOED REPORT BRIEFING: https://www.electoral-reform.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Westminster-Beyond-Brexit_Briefing.pdf EMBARGOED FULL REPORT: https://www.electoral-reform.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Westminster-beyond-Brexit-Ending-the-politics-of-Division.pdf For comment, to arrange an interview or for more information, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org / 077194728820. The UK’s devolution process has...
Posted 25 May 2019
10 years after the Westminster expenses scandal shook faith in British politics – and three years after the Brexit vote – ERS release exclusive polling, and proposals to ‘move from the Westminster model of government...
Posted 25 May 2019
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