Parliamentary Briefings

Read briefings written for specific bills

EU Referendum Bill HoL Report Stage

Download Briefing (471.6KB pdf)   House of Lords – Report Stage Day 1 Wednesday, November 18th 2015 Clause 2 The Electoral Reform Society strongly supports lowering the voting age. Enfranchising younger people is one of...

Posted 18 Nov 2015

English Votes for English Laws

Download Briefing (289.1KB pdf)   The ERS welcomes the government’s decision to give greater parliamentary time to the proposed introduction of English Votes for English Laws. However, this significant change needs full parliamentary scrutiny and...

Posted 15 Jul 2015

Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill Report Stage

Download Briefing (400.8KB pdf) Report Stage (Day 2) Wednesday, July 15th 2015 Aye on Amendment 73 Votes at 16 Aye on Amendment 75 local electoral reform Votes at 16 The Electoral Reform Society strongly supports the...

Posted 15 Jul 2015