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Hereditary peer by-election shows House of Lords is a ‘feudal relic’ ripe for overhaul

Statement from Electoral Reform Society, for immediate release, Thursday 23rd January For more information or to arrange an interview contact 07717211630 or mediaoffice@electoral-reform.org.uk. Read the ERS’ new briefing on hereditary peer by-elections: https://www.electoral-reform.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/by-election-briefing-22-jan.pdf Campaigners have called...

Posted 24 Jan 2019

House of Lords Chamber

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

Asking questions to a politician

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

TV debates microphones