Twenty years ago, less than 5% of the UK population had access to the internet; today in 2016 the figure is approaching 90%...
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On the 800th anniversary of what is regarded as the first step toward a democratic United Kingdon, we ask - what would a modern day Magna Carta look like?
Outreach projects are a great way to inspire interest AND involvement in the parliamentary process, encouraging and atmosphere of demystification and accessibility.
Having been at the forefront of efforts to make elections as accessible and engaging as possible, ERS has always taken a keen interest in outreach.
Within the context of the General Election, a great deal of attention has been focused around the UK’s democratic heritage. This heritage is commonly invoked in order to encourage participation and engagement.
One of the most prominent topics within UK democratic history is universal suffrage, and the right of women to vote. This week’s blog post takes a closer look at this topic.
Against the backdrop of the May elections, there has been a great deal of activity initiated by Parliament in order to encourage political engagement and participation.
At ERS we have always attached a lot of importance to our relationship with the wider community – social responsibility has always been at the forefront of our company vision.
This philosophy extends to regular work experience placements, in which students from local schools and colleges spend a week or two at ERS, getting to know the wide range of services that we are responsible for.
A major public awareness campaign that aims to raise awareness of voter registration was launched last week by the Electoral Commission, the independent elections watchdog.
January was a pivotal month for ModGov and its clients; new legislation means that Councils will be able to hold entirely paperless committee meetings. This is a momentous step towards councils being able to go completely paperless for Councillors at Committee Meetings, lawfully and without any workarounds.
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