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    ITC (International Teledemocracy Centre) - Technology to enhance and support the democratic process, including an online petition system.

    The British Politics Page - Julian White's resource for everything political including national and local election results. Plus links to 2,500 other sites.

    Soundings Debates - Online version of Soundings, a journal set up in 1995, with the aim of contributing to the process of left renewal.

    British Government and Politics on the Internet - Keele University's directory of government and political resources on the internet. - Links to various services for UK political news headlines, including searches on and real time news services.

    The London Elections: Mayor for London - How London will elect its new Mayor and the Greater London Assembly, courtesy of the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions.

    Politico's Political Bookshop - Booksellers and publishers of political books, with a shop in Westminster, or you can purchase online. They also have a major stand at all the Party Conferences.

    Politics at the University of York - Courses, case studies, research links and bibliography.

    SchNEWS - Weekly newsletter from Justice? - Brighton's Direct Action collective. International alternative news with a British focus. Includes party and protest guide, prisoner information and database of over 500 organisations.

    Charter88 - An independent all-party campaign for constitutional reform in the UK. The site includes discussion papers, election results, notices of events and a way to sign the Charter online.

    DevWeb - Internet guide to UK Devolution, covering the constitution and the political structure of the United Kingdom and its dependencies.

    Political Anagrams - 'Tony Blair' = 'Tory in Lab' and other anagrams of your favourite (or not) politicians and their parties.

    BBC News : UK Politics - Political news, background and analysis from the BBC, including photographs and soundbites.

    Carnegie Young People Initiative - Aiming to improve young people's involvement in local and national projects about young people's rights to participate as citizens.

    House of Commons - Constituency Locata - Find your constituency and your MP.

    People and Politics - A comprehensive index of people in UK politics.

    UK Local Government Information - With clickable maps to find every principle local authority in the UK, plus information on council composition and by-elections.

    Tagish Directory of UK National and Local Government Web Sites - A comprehensive directory of UK Government information on the web.

    WestminsterWatch - News, reviews and information on UK politics from Westminster, plus links to other government, political, policy and campaigning resources.

    United Kingdom Political Messageboard - Make your comment on British politics.

    Threelinewhip - Discussions, polls and news on UK politics, and holding candidates accountable.

    Demos - Independent think tank and research institute, believed to influence the policies of Tony Blair's government.

    Nexus - A "virtual thinktank" with "Third Way" thinking, papers, discussion forum and mailing lists. - Allows UK constituents to find out information about their MP, and to send them a fax.

    YouGov - 24 hour news, comment and information on UK government and politics from a team including John Humphrys, Fay Weldon, Des Wilson, Peter Kelner, Boris Johnson and Iain Dale, pioneering e-democracy with online opinion polling on a wide range of current issues, People's Parliament, and how to contact your local MP and councillors.

    Walter Bagehot - A resource for people interested in Walter Bagehot, 19th century English social scientist and political writer, including the 'English Constitution' in 1864.

    spiked-politics - Online political newsletter with thought-provoking and often radical articles on current political issues. [Cannot view some pages with Netscape 4]

    Campaign for Freedom of Information - The campaign to get a Freedom of Information Act in the UK, and against the shortcomings of the FOI bill currently under debate.

    The Centre for Citizenship - Working to spread the values of republican democracy in Britain.

    Republic - Independent pressure group campaigning to end all forms of hereditary office.

    UK Politics Brief - A set of notes for A-level Politics students on British Government and economics topics. Warning: cannot be viewed in Netscape 4.

    Campaign for Yorkshire - Campaigning for the people of Yorkshire and the Humber to have an elected regional assembly and run their own affairs.

    STAND - Lobby your MP and Jack Straw against the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Bill (RIP).

    SOSIG: Politics - The Politics section of the Social Science Information Gateway; a large directory of internet and other political resources.

    ICM Research Polls - Current and past opinion poll results, including all recent polls commissioned by The Guardian, The Scotsman and Evening Standard.

    UK Political News from - The latest UK political news collected from over 1600 sources. Also available to webmasters for their own sites.

    The Report of the Independent Commission on the Voting System - The Jenkins Commission on alternatives to the 'First Past the Post' system of election to the Westminster Parliament.

    Are Votes Fair? - A worked example showing how 'First Past the Post' can produce very unfair results.

    The 3rdegree. - An Anti-politicians site, highlighting sleaze. Campaign to vote for "None of the above".

    The Campaign for an English Parliament - Now that Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland have devolved government, England needs its own Parliament.

    The European Movement - All-party movement campaigning for the European Union to become more democratic and effective, and for Britain to play a full role within it.

    The Federal Trust - British think tank on all aspects of Federalism and Britain's relationship to the emerging European Union; founded in 1945.

    Political Debate - A site promoting political debate, with message board, chat, campaign area, news, games, political history and links to political and government sites.

    BritPolitics.Com - Online guide to British politics and current issues, including encyclopedia on topics such as the constitution, government structure, the civil service, the armed forces, Europe and political history, plus mailing list and political party links. - Vote on current political issues, discuss the results, and send mail to the parties and politicians.

    The Adam Smith Institute - Centre-right policy institute dedicated to free market policies. Influenced the economic policies of the former Thatcher government.

    Centre for Policy Studies - An independent centre-right think tank which develops and publishes public policy proposals and arranges seminars and lectures on topical policy issues.

    The Institute for Fiscal Studies - Research institute which exists to provide economic analysis independent of government, political party or any other vested interest. Exerts substantial influence through publications, the media, close contacts with civil servants and regular meetings with Cabinet and Shadow Cabinet members.

    UK Politics Directory - A directory of UK political web sites covering parties, elections, media, people, pressure groups, issues, lobbyists and political consultants.

    Call for Democracy - Make Votes Count - Campaigning for a referendum on reforming the voting system; asking voters to sign up online to demonstrate support.

    Make Votes Count - The campaign to win the referendum on changing the way we elect our Members of Parliament, with information, campaign news and resources for activists.

    The UK's political portal - News, analysis and information on government institutions, legislation, and politicians; includes candidates for the 2001 General Election by constituency, analysis of recent polls, and Manifesto Watch.

    PoliticalLinks - Political Monitoring Service by Vacher Dod Publishing Ltd, with analysis, news, election results, government departments, what's on in parliament, and constituency and MP details. Also MP profiles, subject to registration.

    Blakes Parliamentary Yearbook - A guide to UK government and parliamentary matters, including details of ministers, biographies of MPs, and a guide to Westminster.

    Cross of St. George - Celebrating Englishness, with notes from English history, plus message board and chatroom for debates. Election Resource Web Site - provides a Bible Study, Election Forum Guide, Prayer Guide, and Frequently Asked Questions page designed to connect Christians to the General Election

    Guardian Unlimited: Politics - All about UK politics. Sections: Election, Ask Aristotle, Red Box, Westminster and Whitehall, devolved politics, economy, inside Britain, welfare state, education, transport and environment, Europe and the world.

    The British Isles - The political structure and brief history of the British Isles.

    Political Links - Web directory of UK and European news, political and government sites.

    Left Directory - Comprehensive directory of mainly UK activist and left-wing political groups and resources.

    Guardian - Devolution in Britain - Ongoing special report section from Guardian Unlimited.

    A Tangled Web - Site is dedicated to the maintenance of the Union between Northern Ireland and Great Britain.

    Policy Brief - Public policy briefing service.

    Say goodbye to England - Argues that "Anglophiles had best pop over to the Misty Isles for a last experience of Great Britain before the country is reduced to an oppressed province of the European Union."

    The English National Democratic Group - Discussion group for English nationalists who want to dissolve the United Kingdom and revert to country soverignty.

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