Parliamentary Briefings

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Response to CSPL on Review of Electoral Regulation

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

Position on August 2020 Lords Appointments

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

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Briefing on 2019 General Election ERS Report

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

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Background on a UK-wide Constitutional Convention

Download briefing as a .pdf file (211.3KB pdf) Context The Supreme Court ruling is the latest sign that the ‘gentleman’s agreements’ of our unwritten constitution have broken down leaving our democracy vulnerable. We need to...

Posted 25 Sep 2019