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Involve are experts in public participation. We believe passionately in a democracy where citizens are able to take and influence the decisions that affect their lives.

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Bringing public voices into parliamentary business

Blog November 30, 2016 – Kaela Scott

Last week I had the opportunity to speak to the Commission on Parliamentary Reform, at the Scottish Parliament, about opportunities for widening and deepening public participation in parliamentary processes. This independent Commission was set…

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EVENT Trump and Brexit: What’s your take?

Blog November 14, 2016 – Simon Burall

Our friends and colleagues at St Ethelburga’s Centre for Reconciliation and Peace are organising a participatory dialogue event exploring what is beneath the surface of the recent political upheavals. This will take place November 17th, 2016…

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Engage the public for a post-Trump reality check

Blog November 14, 2016 – Amy Pollard

The old certainties are gone.  With Donald Trump’s election as President of the United States, against the grain of commentariat expectation and polling predictions, decision-makers and political experts have had their assumptions questioned as…

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Democracy: it’s complicated

Blog November 4, 2016 – Simon Burall

Following the High Court ruling that Parliament must vote on triggering Article 50, the newspapers are full of competing descriptions of democracy. At its simplest level, this appears to be a debate about where…