ERS say that new processes must be adopted to allow proper scrutiny of legislation remotely by MPs and peers. Statement from the Electoral Reform Society for immediate release, Tuesday 23 March 2020 Contact Jon Narcross, firstname.lastname@example.org /...
Posted 23 Mar 2020
Democracy campaigners have called for ‘proper scrutiny’ of the government’s emergency coronavirus bill, with the bill set to be ‘nodded through’ without a vote over the coming days.
Posted 19 Mar 2020
The Electoral Reform Society have warned of a potential collapse in government scrutiny amid the coronavirus crisis.
Posted 17 Mar 2020
Fresh analysis of December’s general election reveals the ‘jaw-dropping’ scale of ignored votes by nation and English region.
Posted 03 Mar 2020
A new report from the UK’s leading pro-democracy group lays bare the ‘crisis of legitimacy’ faced by parliament, following an election that saw voters marginalised on an extraordinary scale.
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
Campaigners have renewed calls to abolish and replace the unelected House of Lords, after a spate of new revelations about Lords' expenses over the weekend.
Posted 24 Feb 2020
Statement for immediate release from the Electoral Reform Society, 11th February 2020. Contact Jon Narcross, Communications Officer – email@example.com / 07794728820 for interviews or more information. The Electoral Reform Society has called for a halt in the planned...
Posted 11 Feb 2020
Statement for immediate release from the Electoral Reform Society, 7th February 2020. Contact Jon Narcross – 07794728820 / firstname.lastname@example.org Campaigners have renewed calls for a halt to new appointments to the House of Lords after reports...
Posted 07 Feb 2020
The Electoral Reform Society have moved offices, and are now based at: Electoral Reform Society, 15 Blue Lion Place, London SE1 4PU. Please update your records. New phone number: Press Office (office hours) – 020 3967 1884 Out...
Posted 31 Jan 2020