Dear party leaders, We write to you following the publication of the Committee on Senedd Reform’s report, which makes a series of recommendations on how to strengthen Welsh democracy. These are important and long overdue...
Posted 10 Sep 2020
Download as a pdf (179.3KB pdf) We welcome the CSPL’s review of electoral regulation in the UK, particularly in light of how digital campaigning has transformed the way parties and campaigners engage with voters. Public...
Posted 20 Aug 2020
Download as a PDF (99.9KB pdf) The 36 new peerages announced by the Prime Minister on the 31st July take the House of Lords to over 800 members. Even the Lord Speaker argued that this...
Posted 11 Aug 2020
The Electoral Reform Society's response to the Labour party's current consultation on democracy and the constitution.
Posted 16 Jul 2020
How Parliament can learn from the pandemic to strengthen scrutiny.
Posted 16 Jul 2020
ERS call for proxy voting to be put on a permanent footing following trial success.
Posted 23 Apr 2020
The Electoral Reform Society's response to FairVote's consultation: Assessing how Parliament should operate amid the coronavirus crisis
Posted 20 Apr 2020
Download as a pdf (200.3KB pdf) In an election campaign characterised by uncertainty and volatility, it came as a surprise to many that the result should be such a decisive majority for one party. The...
Posted 20 Dec 2019
Download as a .pdf file (266.9KB pdf) Written evidence submitted by the Electoral Reform Society We welcome this call for evidence and the committee’s commitment to post-legislative scrutiny of the Electoral Registration and Administration Act...
Posted 05 Nov 2019
Download as a .pdf (217.0KB pdf) Introduction Our democracy is at a critical juncture. We live in a time when our democratic processes face considerable threats from a range of sources – from ‘dark ads’...
Posted 30 Sep 2019