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ERS in the Press – October 2020

This month has seen a renewed interest in proportional representation internationally. Willie Sullivan backed up the case for a fairer voting system in Canada, drawing on his experience in Scotland. “If you want a system...

Posted 29 Oct 2020

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Has the Government misled Parliament over voter ID?

A series of Freedom of Information requests has revealed that Government departments do not know who will be hardest hit by mandatory voter ID plans - despite ministers repeatedly claiming that "the evidence shows there...

Posted 30 Jul 2020