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Wales set to start legislating for Votes at 16 & 17

Press release from the Electoral Reform Society, for immediate release, 10th October 2018 Spokespeople from the ERS are available for interview. For further details/comment or to arrange an interview contact [email protected] or 07717211630   The Welsh Assembly is...

Posted 10 Oct 2018

ERS Cymru letter to the leadership candidates

Dear leadership candidate, The current leadership elections offer an unprecedented opportunity for Wales’ political leaders to step up on the issue of diversity and offer significant new policy commitments on equality. I am writing today...

Posted 16 Aug 2018

Civil society groups set out calls for ‘opening up’ Welsh government

Statement for immediate release, 2nd August 2018 For further information or media requests please contact [email protected] or 07773555390 The manifesto can be found here: https://www.opengovernment.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Civil-society-ideas-for-the-Welsh-Government%E2%80%99s-Open-Government-Action-Plan-2018-20-.pdf Civil society groups have set out calls for the Welsh...

Posted 02 Aug 2018

Conservative voices to unite behind votes at 16

Conservative figures including Nicky Morgan MP and Sir Peter Bottomley MP among contributors to new pamphlet in support of extending the franchise. Statement from the Electoral Reform Society. For interviews or further information/comment. Contact [email protected] or...

Posted 03 Jul 2018

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