8147 Unlock Democracy supporters co-signed our letter to John Bercow urging him not to repeat expenses mistakes made in 2009.
Unlock Democracy supporters played a crucial role in getting the government to publish their proposals for a lobbying register and in organising a response to the public consultation for it.
While supporting the introduction of individual elector registration and playing a key role in persuading the government to introduce it in the first place, Unlock Democracy has grave concerns regarding the government's plans to introduce it - in particular its plans to create a legal right to "opt out" of registering to vote...
We got more than 4,100 to participate in the consultation on the Lords Reform Bill.
Unlock Democracy has an enviable record of parliamentary lobbying both in terms of influencing specific bills and contributing to the wider policy debates in select committees. We are one of the organisations that most frequently gives evidence to select committees.
Launched in 2008, Unlock Democracy's award winning Vote Match project continues to grow in reputation and is being used in a number of innovative ways to empower voters.
Unlock Democracy's Local Works project has successfully changed the law - twice - and forced dozens of community lead policy proposals onto the government's agenda thanks to an innovative piece of legislation, the Sustainable Communities Act.
Unlock Democracy successfully lobbied for the introduction of individual voter registration, to increase ballot security.
Unlock Democracy's predecessor organisation the New Politics Network lead the debate on reforming the way political parties are funded in the 2000s.
Unlock Democracy spearheaded the campaign against the Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill in 2007, which was designed to exempt Members of Parliament (including their expenses) from the Freedom of Information Act. Two years later, we were at the forefront of the campaign to stop similar government plans. Eventually a full...