The Electoral Reform Society has expressed disappointment at the news that David Cameron has appointed 16 Peers in his resignation honours list, making the second chamber more bloated and costly than ever.
With just a few days to go before the referendum, new polling for the Electoral Reform Society by BMG Research shows that 16 per cent of people say they still have not been contacted at all about the EU referendum.
Campaigners are warning of a low turnout and a "worrying demographic divide" in the EU referendum - which alongside a close result could lead to the perception that the result on 23 June will be ‘inconclusive’.
Polling for the Electoral Reform Society released on 25 May 2016 shows that the number of people who feel well informed about the EU referendum has gone down – even after the Government sent out a leaflet to 27 million homes making the case for staying in the EU.
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.