ERS: The government must rethink plans to scrap virtual Parliament proceedings at the end of this month.
Posted 13 May 2020
Monday marks 20 years since voters first used a proportional voting system for the London Assembly.
Posted 04 May 2020
The ERS will launch extensive new analysis of the 2019 General Election next Monday (2nd March), in a report on December’s vote.
Posted 25 Feb 2020
England has large areas which are ‘democracy deserts’, according to a new report on this year’s elections from the UK’s leading democracy organisation.
Posted 22 Aug 2019
Contact details: For bids/information, contact Jon Narcross, Communication Officer – 07794728820, [email protected] Spokespeople at the Electoral Reform Society: Darren Hughes, Chief Executive of the Electoral Reform Society; Willie Sullivan, Senior Director (Campaigns and Scotland) and Jess Blair, Director, ERS Cymru Electoral...
Posted 12 Aug 2019
Statement from the Electoral Reform Society, strictly embargoed Monday July 29th Contact [email protected] / 07794728820 Further local/regional breakdowns available – contact above Campaigners have warned of a ‘crisis of legitimacy’ for local elections in England,...
Posted 29 Jul 2019
Statement from the Electoral Reform Society, immediate release 3rd May 2019 For more information/comment or for interview bids, contact [email protected] / 07794728820. ERS spokespeople are available to comment on the local elections this week – including...
Posted 03 May 2019
Groups including Age UK, Liberty, the British Youth Council, Gendered Intelligence and democracy experts like the Electoral Reform Society are among those who fear that the government’s plans will further divide democracy in the UK.
Posted 02 May 2019
The Electoral Reform Society have warned that the government’s mandatory voter ID plans could ‘undermine the right to vote’, as 10 councils prepare to turn away those without ID this Thursday.
Posted 30 Apr 2019
Legal advice seen by the ERS in June showed the voter ID trials could be unlawful.
Posted 04 Dec 2018