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The Northern Ireland Local Government Association (NILGA) has called for the role of councils to be formally reviewed and strengthened after the elections in May, giving greater decision making powers to local people and places.
Tower Hamlets Council will be the first in the country to use an automated photographic entry system in two of its by-election counts today.
Voter ID pilots due to take place across 11 councils this year will help provide an insight into the best way to ensure the integrity of the voting process in the future, says Paul Shevlin.
The 11 local authorities taking part in the 2019 voter ID pilots in England have been announced by the Government.
Welsh Assembly looks set to extend the franchise to 16 and 17 year olds in what campaigners are calling ‘a vital step towards a fairer franchise’ for Wales.
Manchester City Council has hit back at a claim by the Liberal Democrats that it is a 'one party state' like North Korea.
The Liberal Democrats have launched an attack on 'supermajority problem councils like Manchester' at their annual conference in Brighton.
The national rollout of the government’s voter ID plans could cost up to £20m per general election, new analysis has revealed today.
An investigation into allegations of fraud in Tower Hamlets has concluded that there is not enough evidence to prosecute those involved, although evidence of a ‘serious criminal offence’ has been uncovered.
The subject of voter ID has divided many people, but Bob Neill calls for those sceptical about reform to catch up with the rest of the modern world.