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Electoral Registration and Administration Act 2013 Committee

They Work For You – That a Select Committee be appointed to consider post-legislative scrutiny of the Electoral Registration and Administration Act 2013, and to make recommendations; and that, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, the following members be appointed to the Committee:

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Referendums – Question for Short Debate

They Work For You – My Lords, I seek to put this Question before the House on the use of referendums in the British constitution because it is a very important issue. I know that we are time-limited, as we have just been reminded. I will try to keep my remarks very tight.

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Bilateral Voting Rights

The Work For You – Today, I can confirm that the Government has reached a reciprocal agreement with Portugal that will secure the rights of UK nationals living in Portugal, and Portuguese citizens living in the UK,

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USA – The End of the Polling Booth

The New York Times – We’ve been thinking about elections backward. “The ballot belongs to the voter, not the government,” said Phil Keisling, the former secretary of state of Oregon.

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Political parties and non-party campaigners accepting payments online

The Electoral Commission – Using online platforms to contribute small sums to political parties and non-party campaigners is an important and valuable way for voters to participate in our democracy. However, online platforms can open parties and campaigners to additional risk in relation to compliance with UK political finance law.

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