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While charities and unions would be hamstrung by the Lobbying Bill, big money lobbyists will be virtually untouched, say political reformers.
This summer's behind-the-scenes deals show that the House of Lords in its present form remains unsustainable, says Unlock Democracy.
Political reformers have welcomed approval by the Scottish Parliament of a bill extending the franchise to young people for next year's referendum.
Following the initiative of the Scottish parliament on regulating lobbying, Unlock Democracy welcomed the opposition day motion at Westminster.
Any new Westminster legislation to reform party funding must include a cap on donations, says the political reform group Unlock Democracy.
Elections for police and crime commissioners in England and Wales have been denounced as 'shambolic'. The Home Secretary is being asked to act urgently.
There is a whole raft of initiatives and referendums on state ballots. We offer a summary here, with comments where appropriate on issues of social justice relating to these proposals.
The scandal where MPs are reportedly claiming expenses to rent homes while letting their own property, needs addressing immediately, say reformers.
The independent group set up to review Fiji’s constitution needs to take urgent measures to ensure women and young people are able to fully participate, say critics.
The sentencing of former Polly Peck boss and Tory donor Asil Nadir for theft raises important issues about the relationship of big money to politics.