power 2010

  • 12 Mar 2010

    Democracy campaign Power2010, which is aiming to "change politics - for good", is achieving an extraordinary response to its online initiative encouraging C of E bishops to back Lords reform.

  • 11 Mar 2010

    There are 26 Church of England bishops sitting in the House of Lords as of right. They have been there since the time of Henry VIII - a constitutional set-up that leaves us in the inglorious company of Iran... and very few others.

  • 11 Mar 2010

    Almost everyone now sees the need for a reformed second chamber in parliament - where minorities can be properly represented, legislation decently scrutinised, and government held fairly in check.

  • 11 Mar 2010

    Grassroots democracy campaign Power2010, members of the public and civil and faith groups, are urging Church of England bishops to work for a reformed and accountable Second Chamber.

  • 11 Mar 2010

    The religion and society think-tank Ekklesia has today teamed up with democracy campaign Power2010 in an initiative to urge Church of England bishops to take a lead in reforming the House of Lords.

  • 5 Mar 2010

    Supporters of the monarchy seek to persuade us of the Windsor family's virtues, missing the point that monarchy is about appointing the next person in line - whether or not he or she is any good at the job. Monarchy celebrates inequality not as an injustice to be tackled but as something natural and irremovable.

  • 25 Feb 2010

    The Electoral Reform Society has welcomed the news that Proportional Representation has topped the Power 2010 popular public poll of urgent reforms needed to fix Britain's "broken democracy".

  • 25 Feb 2010

    A manifesto for re-connecting formal British politics with ordinary people has been chosen by the public and officially unveiled, as the largest ever campaign for political reform enters its decisive phase.

  • 24 Feb 2010

    The Church of England, and in particular its bishops, find themselves in a very interesting position today, with the announcement of the Power2010 pledge.

  • 20 Feb 2010

    Power 2010, the open campaign for democratic renewal, has entered the final few days of its public poll – where anyone can go online and vote for the changes they’d make to British democracy.