Latest Press Releases
Unlock Democracy has called on the Chair of the Justice Select Committee, Bob Neill MP, to open an inquiry into why the Metropolitan Police have delayed their investigation into alleged criminal activity by Leave campaigners.
Unlock Democracy criticises the Governent’’s proposed changes to the Withdrawal Bill as “tearing the heart out of Parliament’s meaningful vote”.
Unlock Democracy is calling for an urgent and immediate overhaul of electoral law and extended powers for the Electoral Commission, in light of allegations that Vote Leave has broken electoral law.
Westminster lobbying register labelled a "sham" as regsistrants on Scotland's new comprehensive register soars past Westminster register.
Unlock Democracy responds to the announcement that the government will accept the Procedure Committee's amendments to implement a new scrutiny system for delegated legislation.
Response to comments by Sir John Holmes, Chair of the Electoral Commission, at the Institute for Government, where he warned that the electoral system is at risk from a range of factors, including Russian meddling on social media and local council cuts.
Press release on days 4 and 5 of Committee Stage of the EU (Withdrawal) Bill.
In the wake of Theresa May’s deal being rejected, it’s anybody’s guess what happens next. What is clear is that if want to heal the divisions cast wide open by Brexit, and address the root causes that drove a majority of voters to support leaving the EU, we need to embark on a democratic revolution.
Brexit has left the UK’s political system and future mired in uncertainty. But it has also made one thing exceptionally clear: that the UK’s constitutional settlement does not protect the democratic functions it is assumed to serve and is no longer fit for purpose in a modern democracy.
Brexit Britain needs is a rebooted democracy, and new polling by Unlock Democracy and YouGov shows that the public agrees.