Scotland’s lax transparency rules are leaving voters in the dark about the scale and nature of political lobbying, a coalition of campaigners is warning.
Posted 17 Aug 2020
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
ERS urge Scottish authorities to draw up proposals for remote/digital working Statement from the Electoral Reform Society for immediate release, Thursday 26 March 2020 Contact Jon Narcross, [email protected] / 07794728820 for interviews or more information. The Electoral...
Posted 26 Mar 2020
New research into December’s UK election shows the vast majority of Scottish voters are effectively ‘ignored’ by Westminster’s one-party-takes-all voting system.
Posted 02 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
A majority (54%) of voters in Scotland didn't vote for their MP, sparking renewed calls for proportional representation for Westminster elections.
Posted 13 Dec 2019
The Electoral Reform Society have welcomed the first meeting of Scotland’s Citizens’ Assembly taking place this weekend  – and urged politicians and the public to engage with it ‘with open minds’.
Posted 25 Oct 2019
Campaigners call for moves to automatic, universal registration in Scotland and across UK, amid 'ticking time bomb' warning for democracy.
Posted 02 Oct 2019
For immediate release – statement from the Electoral Reform Society For more information contact Jon Narcross, Communications Officer [email protected] / 07794728820 Democracy campaigners have welcomed an announcement today by Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell and Scottish...
Posted 16 Sep 2019