The Institute for Government is delighted to welcome John Pullinger, Chair of the Electoral Commission, who will be in conversation with Bronwen Maddox, Director of the Institute for Government.
With voter ID, political party funding, and the abuse of candidates all in the spotlight, is enough being done to inspire the confidence of voters, parties and politicians in the electoral system?
More than six months after becoming Chair of the Electoral Commission, John Pullinger will discuss the challenges facing UK democracy and some of the changes voters might see in the months ahead.
This in conversation event will also explore issues relating to John Pullinger’s previous role as National Statistician.
John Pullinger was appointed Chair of the Electoral Commission in May 2021. Until 2019, he was the UK’s National Statistician and Chief Executive of the UK Statistics Authority. He has served as President of the Royal Statistical Society, Chair of the United Nations Statistical Commission, and Librarian and Director General for Information Services at the House of Commons.