• Research Briefing

    Elections and electoral administration: developments since 2010

    This paper looks in brief at some of the developments relating to elections and electoral administration in the UK since the general election since 2010. It tracks the commitments in relation to elections contained in the Coalition Government’s agreement, The Coalition: Our Programme for Government, published in May 2010. Other key developments relating to elections are outlined, for example the Law Commission’s review of electoral law and proposed changes to electoral arrangements for the Northern Ireland Assembly and the National Assembly for Wales

  • Research Briefing

    The History of the Parliamentary Franchise

    This paper gives a history of the Parliamentary franchise and shows the incremental stages which led to universal suffrage across the UK by drawing on several of the recognised sources which have dealt with the subject and by referring to the key legislation.

  • Research Briefing

    Constituency boundaries: the Sixth General Review in Scotland

    This Note gives details of the 2013 review in Scotland, its progress and the consultation process. It should be read in conjunction with Library Standard Note 6098, Initial proposals for new constituency boundaries: Scotland which looks at the extent to which the proposed constituencies can be identified with existing seats and which existing constituencies will be most affected by the proposals.

  • Research Briefing

    Constituency boundaries: the Sixth General Review in Wales

    This Note gives details of the 2013 review in Wales, its progress and the consultation process. It should be read in conjunction with Library Standard Note 6095, Initial proposals for new constituency boundaries: Wales which looks at the extent to which the proposed constituencies can be identified with existing seats and which existing constituencies will be most affected by the proposals.

  • Research Briefing

    Constituency boundaries: the Sixth General Review in Northern Ireland

    This Note gives details of the 2013 review in Northern Ireland, its progress and the consultation process. It should be read in conjunction with Library Standard Note 6070, Initial proposals for new constituency boundaries: Northern Ireland which looks at the extent to which the proposed constituencies can be identified with existing seats and which existing constituencies would be most affected by the proposals.

  • Research Briefing

    Constituency boundaries: the Sixth General Review in England

    This Note gives details of the 2013 review in England, its progress and the consultation process. It should be read in conjunction with Library Standard Note, Initial proposals for new constituency boundaries: England (SN 6068) which looks at the extent to which the proposed constituencies can be identified with existing seats and which existing constituencies will be most affected by the proposals.

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