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Electoral Registration: Disabled People

Cabinet Office and the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster – debate in the House of Commons concerning what steps the Government are taking to support people with disabilities to access the electoral registration process. Click below to read more:

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Electoral Registration Process

Cabinet Office and the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster – debate in the House of Commons about the steps the Government are taking to maintain the security and integrity of the electoral registration process. Click below to read more:

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Local Authorities: Voting Services

Cabinet Office and the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster – debate in the House of Commons about sufficient funding local authorities to deliver an effective service for voters at elections. Click below to read more:

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Councillor’s resignation U-turn blocked

Chaos reigned  the other day after Wigan Council insisted an independent councillor could not reverse his decision to quit the chamber. Councillor Steve Jones, independent representative for Bryn ward, performed a dramatic U-turn when he posted on Facebook that he was staying on. This came just a few days after he announced he was stepping down […]

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E-voting advocate appointed as the new Minister for electoral reform

The UK Government has appointed Chloe Smith MP as the new Cabinet Office Minister responsible for electoral reform following the Prime Minister’s January reshuffle. Her role is also known as the Minister for the Constitution, previously held by Chris Skidmore MP. Smith is a key advocate of piloting remote online voting for elections. Writing for the […]

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5 hopes for 2018

Just before Christmas we shared the biggest political scandals of 2017, and what a list to choose from! Now, as we prepare for the year ahead, here’s 5 of our hopes for the change 2018 can bring.

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The constitutional implications of a second EU referendum

The idea of a second EU referendum of some kind, though highly controversial, is now a prominent part of public debate in the UK. Whatever view one takes of the first vote, either of its merits as an exercise in democratic decision-making or of the result it produced, it is hard to argue that the […]

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