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SNP delegates pack out ERS Scotland fringes

On Sunday at SNP spring conference, delegates showed their interest in a deliberative and local democracy by packing out 2 events hosted by ERS Scotland. The first, a discussion around the merits of citizens’ assemblies,...

Posted 01 May 2019

Citizen-led decision making was brought up again and again in fringes and on the conference floor

PCS and ERS’ eve of congress reception (STUC fringe)

122nd annual STUC congress PCS and ERS Cordially invite you to attend the PCS eve of congress reception Sunday 14 April 2019 7pm – 8.30pm RRS DISCOVERY Discovery Point, Discovery Quay Dundee DD1 4XA RSVP...

Posted 28 Mar 2019

Politics for the Many

Democracy Max: A Vision for a Good Scottish Democracy

Starting with the People's Gathering in July 2012, Democracy Max sought to create a non-partisan space where those with different views could debate and discuss ideas about our democracy, and where political rhetoric could be...

Posted 22 Jun 2017