New from the Electoral Reform Society, Democracy Made in England: Where Next for Local Government?’ analyses why England lags behind Scotland and Wales when it comes to both devolution of power away from Westminster and electoral reform. What can be done to revitalise democracy across England, and why is the need now so acute?
A new round-up from the Local Government Information Unit, which focuses on the representation in local government of people from ethnic minorities and people with disabilities. Includes a discussion of what can be done to increase the diversity of those taking part in local politics.
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