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Manifesto for Democracy: Deepening Democracy

Democracy is about empowering citizens to be involved in their political system and as such embedding the voices of everyday citizens into those systems is vital to democracy that works. Without it we risk not...

Posted 30 Oct 2020

Constitutional Convention

What happens at the Citizens’ Assembly of Scotland?

On Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th October, The Citizens’ Assembly of Scotland kicked off at the Grosvenor Hotel in Edinburgh, with one hundred people from across the country meeting for the first time. The Assembly...

Posted 25 Nov 2019

What kind of country are we seeking to build

What is a Citizens’ Assembly?

Citizens’ Assemblies are in the news, from the assemblies that led to the referendums on equal marriage and abortion in Ireland, to demands for a Citizens’ Assembly on Brexit to sort out the blockages at...

Posted 24 Jan 2019

What is a citizens assembly