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What are Local Elections?

In local government elections you are voting for between one and three councillors to represent your ‘ward’ on the local council. There are 388 local councils in England and about 20,000 councillors. If you want to know...

What do local councillors do?

According to the NALC, Local councillors have three main areas of work: 1. Decision-making: Through attending meetings and committees with other elected members, councillors decide which activities to support, where money should be spent,...

Why women shouldn’t vote

Political activity will tend to take away woman from proper sphere and highest duty, which is maternity. It will tend by the divisions which it will introduce to break up the harmony of the...

What is a Recall Election?

A relatively new democratic tool in the UK. The recall process allows constituents to hold their MPs to account outside the regular electoral cycle. History of recall Whilst since 1981 MPs would lose their...