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Decision time for the Citizens’ Assembly on Social Care

May 18, 2018 – Tim Hughes

There’s more than one significant national event taking place this weekend.  Starting this evening and ending on Sunday afternoon, the Citizens’ Assembly on Social Care will meet for the second and final time to deliberate and make recommendations on how adult social care in England should be funded long-term. This follows on from a successful…

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Citizens’ Assembly on Social Care: FAQs

April 22, 2018 – Tim Hughes

What is a citizens' assembly? A citizens' assembly is a group of people who are brought together to discuss an issue or issues, and reach a conclusion about what they think should happen. The people who take part are chosen so they reflect the wider population – in terms of demographics (e.g. age, gender, ethnicity,…

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Big questions require bold answers – introducing a plan for engaging the public in gene editing

March 23, 2018 – Tim Hughes

From human enhancement to the eradication of diseases, and many other possible applications besides, the science of gene editing will fundamentally affect both how we live and die in the future. It raises some profound social and moral questions that must be grappled with by scientists, policy makers and the public alike. These questions cannot…

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Involve on ‘Reasons to be Cheerful’ podcast

February 5, 2018 – Sarah Allan

If you’re interested in public engagement and democracy, then listen to 'Rescuing Democracy: from Ancient Athens to Brexit' - the latest ‘Reasons to be Cheerful’ podcast with Ed Miliband and Geoff Lloyd. It features interviews with Professor Jim Fishkin (inventor of the deliberative poll), David Van Reybrouck (author of ‘Against Elections’) and me (on behalf of Involve).…

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Bringing Open Government to Local Governments

January 29, 2018 – Andreas Pavlou

[This was article was originally published on the Open Government Network website: https://www.opengovernment.org.uk/2018/01/29/bringing-open-government-to-local-governments/]   Last week, the Open Government Network was in Manchester, Sheffield and Leeds to talk with local residents and civil society organisations about the problems they face, and reforms they feel are needed, to bring about more open government in the UK.…

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Have Your Say on Open Government!

January 16, 2018 – Andreas Pavlou

Shape the next UK Open Government Action Plan Open government is the simple but powerful idea that governments work better for citizens when they are transparent, participatory and accountable. The UK Open Government Network, coordinated by Involve, is travelling up and down the country to collect your ideas and proposals for reforms that you think…

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