January 2019

Elections: Campaigns

They Work for you – To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether his Department plans to undertake a review of the recommendations contained in the report by Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts entitled, Third Party Election Campaigning – Getting the Balance Right, published in March 2016.

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Voting Rights: EU Nationals

They Work for you – The issue of electoral voting rights is part of the wider issue of the rights of EU citizens and UK expats that need to be considered during the Brexit preparations.

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How long have we used first past the post?

Electoral Reform Society – We’re right to be proud of the long history of parliamentary democracy in Britain. But the way we elect MPs to Westminster is a relatively new development in that history. There have been countless reforms over the last 800 years to how the people who represent us are chosen.

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Females: Candidates

They Work for you – One of our aims for the Women’s Suffrage Centenary was to ensure more women participate in politics and decision-making.

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Political Parties: Disclosure of Information

They Work For You – The Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000 requires registered political parties to report cash and non-cash donations and borrowing to the Electoral Commission on a quarterly basis. Parliament made it an offence to deliver, without reasonable excuse, donation reports that are inaccurate or miss the statutory deadline.

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