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ERS in the Press: March 2021

The warping effects of First Past the Post were in...

Current Affairs Commentary
Not checking things properly to save money is like cutting off our own nose to spite our face

Welsh democracy is under threat, we need more...

Just a few short weeks out from the Senedd elections...

Current Affairs Commentary
We will never address the issues that face us as a country, if the system on which decision are made is left unreformed

New polling reveals just how powerless people feel...

Two-thirds of the public feel powerless over decision making and...

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The average Scottish local authority is 50 times bigger than the EU average

Only real local democracy can rebuild our communities

The last twelve months have changed the way many of...

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Fair Play Pledge

It’s time for candidates to ‘play fair’ and...

The Fair Play Pledge, a major initiative involving several democratic...

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The London-wide vote compensates for the warping effects of First Past the Post

How May’s London Assembly elections will work

This May, millions of Londoners will go to the polls...

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

England is blighted by local one party states

England is blighted by local one-party states: areas where it...

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Join us, and Jackie Weaver, to tell the candidates in May to sign the Fair Play Pledge

Join Jackie Weaver and democracy groups as we...

This May sees a huge round of elections in Britain...

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London’s Mayor will be elected using the Supplementary Vote making more votes matter

How elections for the Mayor of London will...

On May 6, one year after elections were supposed to...

Your Questions Answered
We are calling for parties to enshrine a principle of local community power

Local communities must be the foundation on which...

The pandemic has given us a fresh insight into what...

Current Affairs Commentary
Hereditary peers account for more than one tenth of an already bloated House of Lords

Hereditary Peers highlight the absurdity of our system...

Momentum is building for wholesale reform of the House of...

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Imposing a broken system, without public support, can only serve to undermine these positions

We can’t let the government force a broken...

This week, Home Secretary Priti Patel laid out new plans...

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