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Liberal Democrats for Electoral Reform

  • Article: Mar 4, 2022
    By LDER executive

    Your emails made a difference!

    What's next for the Elections Bill?

    Many thanks to you all for answering our call to write to cross-bench, unaffiliated and Tory peers in advance of the second hearing of the Elections Bill in the House of Lords last week.

    There is no doubt that your emails made a difference.

  • Article: Feb 28, 2022
    By LDER executive

    As Liberal Democrats, electoral reform is a no brainer. But we can't get there on our own.

    At Labour Party Conference last autumn, constituency Labour Parties voted overwhelmingly in favour of adopting a form of PR as Labour Party policy. We appreciate the work being done by reform-minded Labour members. So what's next for Labour when it comes to adopting PR?

  • Article: Feb 19, 2022
    By LDER executive

    In only FOUR DAYS' time (23rd February) the dreaded Elections Bill has its second reading in the House of Lords. At this reading, Peers will ask the question: "Do we want this legislation at all?" so this is our time to stop the Bill in its tracks.

    As Liberal Democrats, our answer is clear.

    Together with our cross-party allies, we say NO to the Elections Bill. In fact, all opposition parties are against the Bill.

  • Article: Jan 20, 2022
    By LDER executive

    Elections Bill - the fight's not over!

    Thank you for all your support in challenging the government's Elections Bill on Monday.

    It was great to see MPs up and down the country speaking out against the bill, with many acknowledging the strength of feeling of their constituents.

    Rushed through Parliament by the government, the Bill was carried by 325 votes in favour to 234 against.