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England is blighted by local one party states

England is blighted by local one-party states: areas where it too often feels like only one party can win, where parties control nearly all the seats – and where scrutiny is a shadow of what...

Posted 01 Apr 2021

Proportional representation is vital to provide the effective scrutiny that councils need

Early voting doesn’t have to mean long queues

Two news stories stood out this week. As early voting opened in some US states, images of voters queuing all day to vote were greeted as signs of enthusiasm in America but confusion outside, while...

Posted 15 Oct 2020

How and when you can vote is itself a political issue