Electoral System in UK Law

  • Election Special 4: First past the post now - but what will future UK elections look like?
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ......'s General Election to consider what's on the table in terms of electoral reform. At the 2005 General Election the Labour Party formed a ... a telling demonstration of the inability of the first past the post system to allocate seats in proportion to the percentage of votes cast. The ......
  • Prisioners' Voting Rights - 6 Months Deadline
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ...... recognised that there are a number of possible ways in which an electoral system can be organised and that the Court's "role in this area is a ......
  • Legal Challenge To Government's Failure To Investigate Russian Threat To UK Democratic Processes
    • Mondaq UK
    ......United Kingdom's electoral processes from at least the time of. the EU referendum in 2016. There is ..."The Government must do its best to protect our electoral. system and it can only begin to do that effectively if it first. investigates the ......
  • Smith Commission sets scope of Scottish devolution
    • LexBlog United Kingdom
    The Smith Commission (the “Commission“) has published its report on the further devolution of powers to the Scottish Parliament. Following the independence referendum in September 2014, each of the...
    ...... Parliament legislation on Scottish Parliament franchise, electoral system and membership Scottish Ministers must be fully involved in ......
  • Arron Banks And Carole Cadwalladr ' What Does It All Mean?
    • Mondaq UK
    ......to our electoral systems from dark money and Russia, among other. things. During 2018, Ms ...Mr Banks lost. In our binary adversarial system, that is what. matters. It means that Mr Banks will have to pay all the ......
  • Transatlantic Trade | US and Europe – Week of March 1, 2021
    • LexBlog United Kingdom
    The European Union (EU) continues to face COVID-19 vaccine production challenges in the bloc, along with increased COVID-19 infection cases driven by the mutating coronavirus.  Whereas the United K...
    ...... prepare for any potential future disruptions to the global trading system.  The 2020 Annual Report reflected on trade agreements and negotiations, ... a series of quote-unquote ‘reforms’ to Hong Kong’s electoral system.  . . .  If implemented, these measures would drastically ......
  • Looking Into The Future – Personal Taxation In Scotland
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ...... referendum, Scotland will have the power to create its own system of taxation and will need to provide for its own collection of taxes. In ... to other important taxes such as CGT and IHT being subject to electoral outcomes and political negotiation. Given the complexity of the UK tax ......
  • Brexit: Is A Second Referendum A Possibility?
    • Mondaq UK
    ...... Act, that sets the broad framework for all of this stuff, the electoral commission has to analyse the referendum question before the bill leaves ... For example what kind of voting system are we actually using to choose between, say, three options? Is it the ......
  • Can Blockchain Save Democracy?
    • Mondaq UK
    ......and more broadly in the democratic system. As with many problems. however, there may be a technological solution to ...dominate, blockchain patents geared towards electoral voting. applications are increasing. It is likely that blockchain ......
  • NAFTA In Play-The State Of Play Following The Sixth Round Of Negotiations
    • Mondaq UK
    ...... and Canadian investors to pursue their claims in the US judicial system rather than in arbitration), Mexico and Canada would prefer to simply ... unclear, however, whether incumbents would prefer to enter the electoral calendar pushing for a new and improved NAFTA or defending their approval ......
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