Tag: democracy

100 years of votes for women

100 years of votes for women

How far we’ve come and how far there’s still to go World’s Graphic Press Limited Roberta Guerrina, University of Surrey As we mark the centenary of women’s votes in the UK, it’s important to reflect both on the achievements of the women’s rights movements as well as the work that […]

Local Elections: Federalist candidate in Shropshire

Local Elections: Federalist candidate in Shropshire

Robert Jones is standing as the Federalist Party’s candidate in the Ruyton and Baschurch ward in the local elections which are taking place on Thursday May 4th. Ruyton and Baschurch is large area which includes two large villages and a number of hamlets to the north of Shrewsbury. Shropshire’s former multi-tier […]

On Brexit and the future for federalism in the UK

On Brexit and the future for federalism in the UK

On June the 23rd 2016 the government of David Cameron finally fulfilled a pledge to hold a referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union which he had arguably been gradually cornered into by the eurosceptic quarter of his Conservative party and the threatening rise of UKIP. The validity and […]

Join the fight for local power

True democracy demands that decisions are made by representative groups of people with a clear understanding of the effects their decisions will have on ordinary people within the community. This is currently not happening. MPs in Westminster do not represent the average people affected by a lot of the decisions […]