A new report, Secure Voting, from Webroots Democracy provides expert testimony from companies and academics specialising in online voting systems. It makes the case that electronic balloting is safe and secure and will increase voter engagement.
The majority of the British people say that the use of electronic balloting to vote for industrial action is appropriate, according to a poll commissioned from YouGov and published by the TUC yesterday, ahead of the second reading of the Trade Union Bill in the House of Lords next week.
In her New Year message published today (31 December), TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady calls on government, unions and employers to make 2016 the year we end the two-speed economy – and make sure no workers are left behind.
A new report – Staying On The Right Track by Dr John Stittle (Senior Lecturer in Accounting at the University of Essex) warns of a “disastrous” return to the days of Railtrack if Network Rail becomes a for-profit company.