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.
If we want to restore faith in politics, power needs to come from Westminster to communities. Giving local councils meaningful power is where this could start.
Tessa van Rens looks at whether representation in politics really matters, and whether greater diversity improves decision making.
What is a citizens’ assembly, and can this innovative model of deliberative democracy help get us out of the Brexit deadlock?