The Electoral Reform Society has said that new research on voter registration paints a "scandalous" picture, and points to the urgent need to address the underlying reasons why people are not engaging with the political system.
There have been some very sweeping and unattributed political claims reported by lovely Ruth Gledhill recently. She of course needs to protect her sources, although it is not clear why they wouldn't want to be identified. But it would be interesting to know where these sources are coming from, because whoever they are, they don’t seem to know what they are talking about.
Politics and personality have always been intertwined in the modern era, says Simon Barrow. The increasing glitz and media saturation makes it even more necessary to look past image towards substance - as in religion, too.
As few as 16% of British adults with learning disabilities are exercising their right to vote, according to newly published research by the charity United Response. They say that hundreds of thousands are left disenfranchised.
Eleven church denominations and agencies have launched a set of online resources designed to help Christians prepare for the forthcoming UK General Election - which many pundits now believe will be called in May.