Lib Dem Leader, Sir Vince Cable, joins calls for pilots of online voting in the UK

Leader of the Liberal Democrats, Sir Vince Cable MP, has joined calls for the UK Government to pilot online voting in elections following the publication of the WebRoots Democracy Cost of Voting report. Writing on his Facebook page, Sir Vince said: "Our democracy fails when it does not reflect the lives of the people it is … Continue reading Lib Dem Leader, Sir Vince Cable, joins calls for pilots of online voting in the UK

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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 go ahead despite low turnouts.  The Conservatives have instead called for the introduction of minimum thresholds. The Business Secretary is launching a special task force … Continue reading Vince Cable backs online voting for trade union strike ballots