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Candidates standing as councillors in local elections will soon not have to publish their home addresses on ballot papers, says the prime minister.
The Welsh government has laid out proposals for extending the right to vote in council elections to 16 and 17 year olds in a bid to give more people a say in local democracy.
Tiffany Cloynes outlines her predictions for the top 10 issues for local government in 2018.
A think tank has called for the creation of hundreds of shared sites designed to bring young and old people together and end Britain’s ‘age apartheid’.
‘Urgent action’ is needed to minimise the risks to the delivery of well-run elections in the future, an independent commission says.
Some people were unable to vote in the last general election because of their disabilities, according to the Electoral Commission.
Eight out of ten people believe elections are well run and free from fraud, according to research by the Electoral Commission.
Voters in five local authorities will have to prove who they are before they can cast their vote in council elections next May, the Government has announced.
The Government must rethink the electoral system to address the ‘many weaknesses and contradictions’ within it, a new report has argued today.
The Government has confirmed it will implement plans to make it easier for domestic abuse survivors to register to vote anonymously.