Knight Review recommends pilots of online voting for trade unions

Sir Ken Knight’s independent review into e-balloting for trade unions has recommended pilots of online voting be undertaken. Welcoming the recommendation, WebRoots Democracy says it could “pave the way” for … Continue reading Knight Review recommends pilots of online voting for trade unions

Lord Kerslake: Online voting is ‘more secure than postal’

The former Head of the UK Civil Service, crossbench Peer, and President of the Local Government Association, Lord Kerslake has suggested that online balloting is more secure than postal ballots in … Continue reading Lord Kerslake: Online voting is ‘more secure than postal’

TUC/YouGov poll: Majority of British public support online strike ballots

The majority of the British public say that the use of electronic balloting to vote for industrial action is appropriate, according to a poll commissioned from YouGov and published by … Continue reading TUC/YouGov poll: Majority of British public support online strike ballots

Online voting: One rule for political parties, another rule for trade unions?

By Areeq Chowdhury. There seems to be an inconsistency in the Government’s stance relating to the use of online voting in trade union strike ballots. The Government has, so far, … Continue reading Online voting: One rule for political parties, another rule for trade unions?

Vince Cable backs online voting for trade union strike ballots

Liberal Democrat Business Secretary, Vince Cable has called for the introduction of online voting for trade union strike ballots. The announcement comes after criticism from the Conservative Party that strikes … Continue reading Vince Cable backs online voting for trade union strike ballots