Constituents should be able to vote online on issues like Syria airstrikes

By Alex Wiltshire. A decision regarding any military action in Syria should be undertaken with close consultation with the electorate, and an online constituent vote could be the perfect solution. The House of Commons will on Wednesday hold a debate and subsequent vote on whether the UK should extend its bombing campaign against the so-called … Continue reading Constituents should be able to vote online on issues like Syria airstrikes

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Democracy Rebooted: Participation for a digital age

By William Louch. Representative democracies are in the midst of a crisis. The age of the party is over. Turnout at elections is declining across Europe with (almost) every passing election, whilst the disconnect between political parties and wider society is made increasingly apparent with every photograph tweeted by Emily Thornberry. As Peter Mair writes … Continue reading Democracy Rebooted: Participation for a digital age