Active Citizens Transform
Active Citizens Transform was founded in 2004 by Charles Secrett, former Executive Director of the environmental organization Friends of the Earth, and Ron Bailey as a new non-party political movement in the United Kingdom. It aims to mobilise citizens to transform the United Kingdom into a vibrant, participatory and sustainable society. It opposes the "first-past-the-post" electoral system.
ACT published an advertisement in 2005 criticizing Labour party members of parliament who promised to support environmental policies but, under pressure from the Labour party's leadership, voted against environmental measures opposed by the British government. The advertisement was criticised by the Advertising Standards Authority for making misleading claims.
- The Independent, 14 November 2005 - MPs urged to end 'first-past-the-post' election system - By Robert Verkaik, Legal Affairs Correspondent Archived November 16, 2006, at the Wayback Machine.
- The Daily Telegraph, January 11, 2005 - Lobby group will name and shame lying MPs - By Charles Clover, Environment Editor
- "Greenpeace OK to call MPs untrustworthy but wrong on voting reasons". Brand Republic. 2005-05-25. Retrieved 2008-02-24.
- Friends of the Earth, Press release, Mar 28 2003 - It's No Secrett Any More: Director's Last Day at Friends of the Earth
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