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Official figures show 740 people denied the vote in mandatory ID trials

Statement from the Electoral Reform Society for immediate release, 22 July 2019. Contact mediaoffice@electoral-reform.org.uk or 07794728820 for further comment/information More than 700 people were denied a vote for not having ID in May’s local elections, official figures...

Posted 22 Jul 2019

First Past the Post Polling Station

May urged to scrap resignation honours to ‘over-sized’ Lords

Statement from the Electoral Reform Society. Spokespeople are available for interview. For more information, contact Jon Narcross, Communications Officer at jon.narcross@electoral-reform.org.uk or 07794728820. Outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May is being called on to resist making dozens of appointments...

Posted 12 Jul 2019

House of Lords benches

New cross society coalition calls for action on the size of the assembly

Statement from Electoral Reform Society Cymru For further details or to arrange an interview please contact Jess Blair on 07773555390 or jessica.blair@electoral-reform.org.uk A cross society group of politicians, campaigners and civil society organisations are leading...

Posted 11 Jul 2019

Welsh Assembly

Edinburgh: Public to debate plans for Scotland’s Citizens’ Assembly

Statement from Electoral Reform Society Scotland. Contact mediaoffice@electoral-reform.org.uk / 07794728820 for more info. Spokespeople available for comment/interview. Event: Monday 8th July, Room G1, Patersons Land, University of Edinburgh, Holyrood Road, Edinburgh. EH8 8AQ 6pm-8pm. Journalists can RSVP to...

Posted 01 Jul 2019

Peoples Gathering