An elected second chamber and deliberative democratic processes can ensure that citizens can make decisions that have real impact.
Posted 25 May 2019
The background, ideas, processes and outcomes of a collaborative experiment in local democracy run in collaboration with Coalfields Regeneration Trust.
Posted 02 Apr 2019
The year 2000 – when our election rules were largely written – was a time before social media as we know it. Twitter and Facebook did not exist.
Posted 04 Feb 2019
As a sense of crisis dominates national life, electoral reformers offer an alternative to the way we do politics in the UK.
Posted 01 Dec 2018
We ask young people across Wales for their ideas on how to improve political education.
Posted 28 Nov 2018
On May 3rd 2018, 350 people were denied a vote in their local council elections. Their crime? Not possessing the right ID.
Posted 11 Sep 2018
The Conservative Party have much to gain by backing extending the franchise to 16 and 17 year olds.
Posted 19 Jul 2018
How diverse our elected representatives are is an issue that goes to the very heart of our democracy.
Posted 11 Jul 2018
How do people across Wales feel about politics? We spoke with people across Wales about how they feel about politics and how it can be improved.
Posted 11 Dec 2017
In the run up to the Question Time Special, ERS commissioned leading academics in the field of communications and media to look at the impact of the debates on viewers.
Posted 04 Dec 2017