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Liberal Democrats for Electoral Reform

Elections Bill - time to keep the pressure on

April 4, 2022 11:17 AM
By LDER executive

Following a thorough, motivating zoom meeting with Lord Newby, our Leader in the Lords, on March 15, the fight against the anti-democratic Elections Bill is still very much on!

This week, the Lords move to voting on the bill. - and there are two actions we should take:

  1. Lord Newby has asked us to:

    - between the key dates of April 4-7, write to as many of these peers as possible. This targetted list consists of cross bench and independent peers; all selected by our Lords team as the priority ones to lobby.

Use one or more of these messages - we are continuing to campaign on:

And two additional issues:

Obviously tailor your mails to your own words and key concerns.

Please let us know of any meaningful responses you get. Write to info@lder.org

We'll keep you posted on further developments.

  1. Write a Letter to the Editor of your local newspaper. Adapt the messages of course - but this time alerting readers to the fact that, unnoticed by most of us, our democracy is being eroded by this damaging bill.

Thanks to everyone for your great support. So much to do, but we're making headway.