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The government's creation of 54 new peers to ease its position in the House of Lords has been condemned as cronyism by democracy campaigners.
Reform group Unlock Democracy has welcomed the new Supreme Court ruling that MPs are not protected by parliamentary privilege over expenses claims.
New Green MP Caroline Lucas is jointly heading up attempts to give voters the option of Proportional Representation in May's electoral reform referendum.
Britain's political reformers have welcomed Ed Miliband's commitment to campaign for a change in Westminster's archaic electoral system.
Reform group Unlock Democracy has launched a special version of their 'Vote Match' online tool for the Labour party leadership contest.
Democracy campaigners have expressed concern that the government's desire to involve people in scrapping laws may give way to populism rather than deliberation.
The Dissolution Honours List, made at the end of every Parliament to allow outgoing PMs to reward colleagues, has been described by democracy campaigners as a 'dishonours list'.
A website designed to help people figure out who to vote for on the basis of what options they prefer is proving a big hit and encouraging election participation.
The 'lobbygate' scandal is indicative of a deeper crisis of accountability and public confidence in the political system, says a leading reform organisation.
It is absurd that one of Britain's Houses of Parliament continues to consist of political appointments. It is time to ditch a feudal past and have a UK democracy worthy of the name, says a leading campaign group