I gave oral evidence to the Political and Constitutional Reform Committee's inquiry into Voter Engagement yesterday. The Committee is concerned about levels of voter registration and turnout in the UK. The inquiry is timely because voter engagement is a pressing problem for British elections and democracy. One in five people are now missing from the electoral register…Read more My evidence to Parliament’s Voter Engagement enquiry
Earlier in the month the Labour Party suggested that we should consider election-day registration in the UK. This is something that I have thought would make a good evidence based policy. This week I have published my thoughts on Eastminster and the Democratic Audit this proposal.You can also view my evidence to the parliamentary select…Read more Election-day registration in Britain: an idea whose time has come?