Download as PDF (209.5KB pdf) Elections in the UK have extremely low levels of proven electoral fraud. Data provided by the Electoral Commission each year consistently show that there is no large-scale evidence of electoral...
Posted 01 Oct 2020
Download as PDF (163.2KB pdf) The Electoral Reform Society is the UK’s leading voice for democratic reform. We work with everyone – from political parties, civil society groups and academics to our own members and...
Posted 30 Sep 2020
Download as PDF (130.5KB pdf) Democracy is about empowering citizens so they can actively take part in our political processes and make an informed decision at the ballot box. Transparency, fairness and accountability in political...
Posted 24 Sep 2020
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