Write-up: Hitting refresh on the Digital Democracy Commission

By Ben Pearson. On the 26th January 2017, WebRoots Democracy (WRD) launched it's most recent report, Democracy 2.0, in the Thatcher Room, Portcullis House. Alongside our panel discussion with Areeq Chowdhury (WRD), Hannah Bardell MP (SNP), Emma Mulqueeny OBE (Digital Democracy Commission), and Carl Miller (Centre for the Analysis of Social Media), we held an … Continue reading Write-up: Hitting refresh on the Digital Democracy Commission

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Scottish National Party calls for electronic voting in Parliament

The third largest party in the UK House of Commons, the Scottish National Party (SNP) has made fresh calls for electronic voting to be introduced in Parliament. Currently the 650 MPs in the House of Commons spend 15 to 20 minutes queuing up in voting lobbies in the Palace of Westminster. SNP MP, Hannah Bardell, … Continue reading Scottish National Party calls for electronic voting in Parliament