November 8, 2019

General Election: Corbyn allies call for Labour manifesto commitment to scrapping House of Lords

House of Lords
Credit: Annabel Moeller, House of Lords

Statement from the Electoral Reform Society and Politics for the Many campaign for immediate release, 8th November 2019 Contact Jon Narcross – Communications Officer [email protected] / 07794728820 for more information or interview bids.  A Labour peer and other allies of Jeremy Corbyn have joined together to call for a ‘firm commitment’ to scrapping and replacing the unelected House of Lords if Labour wins power. The …

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September 3, 2019

Labour demands ‘democratic revolution’ as hundreds of campaigners gather to debate constitutional crisis

For immediate release – statement from the Electoral Reform Society and Politics for the Many For more information contact 07717211630 Photos available on request. Full speech below Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office Jon Trickett MP made the call on Saturday at a landmark conference on democratic reform. In a speech to hundreds of democracy campaigners in Manchester [1], organised by trade …

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April 24, 2019

Conservatives set to net over 260 seats in May’s local elections without a single vote being cast

Statement from Politics for the Many, 19th April, 2019: Conservative candidates are set to walk away with 267 seats before voters get to the polls in May due to uncontested ‘elections’ according to new analysis by the Electoral Reform Society. The research published found this figure compares to just 17 guaranteed seats for Labour, the Lib Dems 11 and independent …

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