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What is a Citizens’ Assembly?

Citizens’ Assemblies are often in the news, from the assemblies that led to the referendums on equal marriage and abortion in Ireland, to the Citizens’ Assembly of Scotland and local council climate assemblies. While the...

Posted 24 Jan 2019

What is a citizens assembly

There’s another way of doing Brexit

By Dr Alan Renwick A battle broke out in Parliament last week, as MPs across the House successfully pushed for a meaningful vote on the final Brexit deal. It was an attempt to make our...

Posted 18 Dec 2017

Citizens' Assembly on Brexit