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Peterloo 200 years on – speakers announced for conference on UK’s democratic crisis

Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office Jon Trickett will address hundreds of activists, trade unionists and political figures at a major conference on Britain’s ‘democratic crisis’ this month.

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Figures reveal Lords becoming even more unrepresentative of the public

New research reveals that the House of Lords is becoming even more unrepresentative of voters – in contrast to the elected Commons – as calls grow for an overhaul of the chamber.

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‘This is What Democracy Looks Like’: Manchester conference to debate democracy 200 years on from Peterloo Massacre

Campaigners, trade unionists and political will unite to set out a vision for ‘real democracy’, at a major conference in Manchester marking the 200th anniversary of the Peterloo Massacre.

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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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Report from Politics for the Many at Scottish Labour Conference

Scottish Labour delegates packed into a fringe event on democratic reform on the weekend, co-sponsored by Unison Labour Link, the Red Paper Collective and Politics for the Many.

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