Following Scotland’s example, the Welsh Assembly hopes the move will lead to an increase in democratic engagement.
Tag Archives: Electoral Reform
Following last night’s defeat of the government’s plans to cut the number of MPs from 650 to 600, Katie Ghose looks at what’s next in the debate on boundaries.
There is a real danger political infighting around Lords reform may derail the process entirely, writes Katie Ghose, chief exec of the Electoral Reform Society.
In threatening to rebel over Lords reform, Tory backbenchers are forcing the government to renege on both manifesto promises and the coalition agreement.
Membership of the EU, Scottish independence, electoral reform… Alex Hern looks at David Cameron’s inconsistency on whether referendums are good or not.
David Blunkett admits today the No campaign’s claims about the cost of the reform were “made up”. Vote Yes to AV today to end this kind of politics.