In this week's Blog Watch, it looks like Westminster is being shaken up a bit as Douglas Carswell turns his back on the Conservatives to join UKIP, Boris Johnson announces he intends to return to the Commons, and John Bercow continues to feel the heat over his controversial candidate for the position of Clerk of the House of...
Launch of new report highlighting the women missing from public life
"A child born today will be drawing her pension before she has an equal voice in the government of her country. We can do better than that." Thats' right, Counting Women In's are back with a second edition of their Sex and Power Report.
This week in Blog Watch, there is a lot of debate about the future of Scotland and the UK as the day of the Scottish independence referendum approaches. Meanwhile, sexism in politics at all levels of government is another popular issue and a number of writers consider younger voters and how they can be encouraged to become more...
This Thursday, the West Midlands will elect a new Police and Crime Commissioner. Will turnout improve?
A round up of this week’s political blogs, focusing on the issues facing British politics at the moment. These are issues on which we campaign, but we do not necessarily endorse the views and opinions expressed in these blogs.
22 appointments and 103 years since Parliament promised Lords Reform. Our volunteer, Camelia Mircea-Sturza, talks about why we need an elected second chamber and an end to ‘cash for honours’ scandals
A round up of this week’s political blogs focusing on the issues facing British Politics at the moment. These are issues on which we campaign but we do not necessarily endorse the views and opinions expressed in these blogs.
Pete Mills Research Office, of Unlock Democracy, gives his views on the latest appointments to the House of Lords announced today by the government.