general election 2017

  • December 5, 2017

    A study for the Electoral Reform Society finds that the BBC’s Question Time Leaders’ special may have swung over a million people’s votes in the General Election – with young people particularly influenced – according to the first in-depth analysis of its effect on June’s vote. 

  • September 26, 2017

    Low income voters were "pulled in different directions" by concerns over living standards and identity at the General Election, according to the first in-depth analysis of this group of voters for the independent Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

  • August 21, 2017

    The instability of Westminster's supposedly 'strong and stable' voting system has been laid bare, according to extensive new research by the Electoral Reform Society.

  • July 17, 2017

    The mini living standards boom between 2013 and 2015 came to an abrupt halt in the year running up to the recent general election, with income growth halving to just 0.7 per cent, according to a major new report published on 15 July 2017 by the Resolution Foundation.

  • June 14, 2017

    There are times in our common lives when the tune changes, the light shifts a little and what had seemed monolithically oppressive begins to crack.

  • June 12, 2017

    On 9 June 2017, following the election results, the President and Vice-President of the Methodist Conference, the Rev Dr Roger L Walton and Ms Rachel Lampard, issued a statement

  • June 9, 2017

    With most constituencies now having declared, the standing of the Westminster parties is becoming clear.

  • June 8, 2017

    Welcome to Ekklesia's rolling blog on the General Election 2017, which will be running actively from an hour after close of polls at 11pm tonight, Thursday 8 June 2017, through to the morni

  • June 8, 2017

    Ekklesia has published a detailed document summarising nine key party manifestos (Conservative, Green, Labour, Liberal Democrat, National Health Action Party, Plaid Cymru, Scottish National Party,

  • June 8, 2017

    Ekklesia has published a detailed document summarising nine key party manifestos (Conservative, Green, Labour, Liberal Democrat, National Health Action Party, Plaid Cymru, Scottish National Party, UKIP, Womens Equality Party) and assessing them against ten active principles for a better society first set out by us in 2015.