Electoral Reform Society Cymru throws weight behind official Committee on Senedd Reform findings: “Now is the time to act to level up Welsh democracy”. Statement from the Electoral Reform Society Cymru – Thursday 10th September...
Posted 10 Sep 2020
Civil society groups led by ERS Cymru have launched their ‘democracy asks’ for the 2021 Senedd elections, throwing down the gauntlet for Welsh parties to back ‘real democracy’ for voters.
Posted 03 Jul 2020
Campaigners have called for Westminster to extend the franchise, as 16 and 17 year olds secure the right to vote in Wales today for Senedd elections.
Posted 01 Jun 2020
16 and 17 year olds will officially secure the right to vote in Wales' on the 1st June - but remain excluded from Westminster elections.
Posted 28 May 2020
ERS: The government must rethink plans to scrap virtual Parliament proceedings at the end of this month.
Posted 13 May 2020
Campaigners have congratulated the Welsh Parliament, the Senedd, on a second successful virtual plenary session held today (8 April). The plenary session was the first to be live-streamed and featured multiple representatives from each of...
Posted 08 Apr 2020
Statement from the Electoral Reform Society for immediate release, Wednesday 25 March Contact Jon Narcross, firstname.lastname@example.org / 07794728820 for interviews or more information. Government plans to reduce the number of Welsh MPs raise serious questions about Welsh...
Posted 25 Mar 2020
The Electoral Reform Society in Wales have called for the Senedd to trial electronic/remote voting and video-links for Assembly Members, after it was announced that just 12 Members would be allowed to scrutinise the Coronavirus Bill today....
Posted 24 Mar 2020
"The Senedd authorities should look at how to lead the way in proposing modern, democratic solutions - such as members voting from home and holding committee meetings remotely where necessary."
Posted 17 Mar 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