Tag Archive for "democracy"

Highlights from #Reframe2

February 24, 2017 – Megan Raybould

Our Reframe series provides a space for facilitators to come together to develop a response to the Brexit vote and its aftermath. On the 22nd of February we held the second event in this series which focused on planning actions. It was a really productive and interesting day, here are some of the highlights: [View…

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Engage the public for a post-Trump reality check

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 never before. Trump’s election, the shock of the Brexit vote and the surprise of the Conservative victory in the May 2015…

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Democracy: it’s complicated

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 the decision lies, with citizens through the ballot box, or vested in the democratically elected Parliament. On the Leave side, the…

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Can more public participation fix our broken democracy?

October 26, 2016 – Simon Burall

I’m fortunate to be attending the two week long Open State Festival in Adelaide, South Australia. There are over 60 events covering the future of leadership, of cities, money, technology and democracy. I’m speaking and participating; it’s been both exciting and really challenging to my thinking. In this blog post I thought I’d digest part…

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We are recruiting for a new Project Officer

Published: October 14, 2016

  Vacancy: Project Officer Pay: £24,000 - £26,000 Hours: Full time – 35 hours a week  Start Date: As soon as possible Location: London This is a temporary position for six months, extension dependent on delivery and fundraising.   Do you care about democracy? Involve is the UK’s leading authority on public participation. We develop opportunities for engagement, collaboration…

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