Citizens’ Convention sets out vision for citizens to shape the future of UK democracy

Plans for a two-year national deliberation, in which citizens are asked to shape the UK’s democratic future, have been announced. Advocated by Graham Allen, led by the Centre for British Politics and Government, King’s College London, and backed by a high-profile group of MPs, The Citizens’ Convention aims to deliver a new ‘partnership between elected […]

Demsoc joins Chatham House’s Conversation on the Future of Democracy and Tech

As part of our digital and data work, we’re excited to announce that we’re working with Chatham House on its Commission on Technology in Europe to explore how technological change is influencing democratic governance.  Technology and democracy Launched in early 2019, the Commission is putting forward three research questions: What effect is technology having on […]

Demsoc helps to deliver first-ever climate change citizens’ assembly for a local authority in the UK

Camden Council’s Citizens’ Assembly on “how the council and the people of Camden can help limit the impact of climate change whilst protecting and enhancing our natural environment” was completed last week.  Kelly McBride and Mel Stevens were lead facilitators for the event on 20th July which was run by Involve, and has now sent […]