We're keeping track of where citizens' assemblies and juries are taking place around the UK and on what topics.

For inclusion on the list, an assembly or jury must:

  1. Have taken place / be taking place in the UK;
  2. Have publically accessible information about it online.

If we've missed one, please let us know.

Citizens' Assemblies / Juries in 2021

Location

Commissioner

Topic

Status

Time Scale

Number of participants

Further information

Blaenau Gwent

Blaenau Gwent Climate Mitigation Steering Group

Climate change

Completed

March 2021

50

https://cynnalcymru.com/blaenau-gwent-climate-assembly/ 

Bristol

Bristol City Council & Bristol One City

Covid recovery

Completed

January to March 2021

60

https://bristol.citizenspace.com/bristol-citizens-assembly/ 

Devon

Devon Climate Emergency

Climate change

Upcoming

June to July 2021

70

https://www.devonclimateemergency.org.uk/citizens-assembly/ 

Jersey

Government of Jersey

Assisted Dying

Ongoing

March to May 2021

23

https://www.gov.je/caring/assisteddying/ 

Jersey

Government of Jersey

Climate Change

Ongoing

March to May 2021

45

https://www.climateconversation.je/citizens-assembly/ 

Lambeth

London Borough of Lambeth

Climate change

Ongoing

May to July 2021

50

https://lambethclimateaction.commonplace.is

Newham

London Borough of Newham

Greening the borough

Upcoming

July 2021

50

https://www.newham.gov.uk/council/citizens-assemblies

North of Tyne

North of Tyne Combined Authority

Climate Change

Completed

February to March 2021

50

https://www.northoftyne-ca.gov.uk/projects/citizens-assembly-on-climate-...

Scotland

(continued from 2020)

Scottish Government

Climate change

Completed

November 2020 to March 2021

110

https://www.climateassembly.scot/ 

Citizens' Assemblies / Juries in 2020

Location

Commissioner

Topic

Status

Time Scale

Number of participants

Further information

Adur & Worthing

Adur & Worthing Councils

Climate change

Completed

September to December 2020

43

https://www.adur-worthing.gov.uk/climate-assembly/

Brighton & Hove

Brighton & Hove Council

Climate change

Completed

September to November 2020

50

https://www.brighton-hove.gov.uk/brighton-hove-climate-assembly

Camden

London Borough of Camden

Health and social care

Completed

February to September 2020

50

https://www.camden.gov.uk/health-and-care-citizens-assembly

Gloucestershire

NHS Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group

Specialist Hospital Services Consultation

Completed

January 2021

18

https://citizensjuries.org/gloucestershire-hospitals-consultation-2021-jury/

Kendal

Kendal Town Council

Climate change

Completed

July to October 2020

20

https://www.kendalclimatejury.org

Lancaster

Lancaster City Council

Climate change

Completed

February to September 2020

30

http://www.lancaster.gov.uk/sites/climate-emergency/people-s-jury-recommendations 

Newham

London Borough of Newham

Climate change

Completed

January to February 2020

40

https://www.newham.gov.uk/public-health-safety/newham-climate-now/1

Scotland

(continued from 2019)

Scottish Government

The future of Scotland

Completed

Autumn 2019 to Winter 2020

120

https://www.citizensassembly.scot/

Scotland

Scottish Government

Climate change

Completed

November 2020 to March 2021

110

https://www.climateassembly.scot 

UK

UK Parliament (Six Select Committees)

Climate change

Completed

January to May 2020

108

https://www.climateassembly.uk

Waltham Forest

London Borough of Waltham Forest

Hate crime

Completed

February to March 2020

45

https://walthamforest.gov.uk/content/waltham-forest-citizens-assembly 

Citizens' Assemblies / Juries in 2019

Location

Commissioner

Topic

Status

Time Scale

Number of participants

Further information

Brent

London Borough of Brent

Climate Change

Completed

November

50

https://brentclimateassembly.commonplace.is/about

Cambridge

Greater Cambridge Partnership

Traffic congestion, public transport and air quality

Completed

September to October 2019

60

https://consultcambs.uk.engagementhq.com/greater-cambridge-citizens-assembly

Camden

London Borough of Camden

Climate change

Completed

July 2019

60

https://www.camden.gov.uk/citizens-assembly-climate-crisis

Coventry

University of Manchester and Information Commissioner’s Office

Artificial Intelligence explainability

Completed

February 2019

18

http://www.patientsafety.manchester.ac.uk/research/themes/safety-informatics/citizens-juries/

Dudley

Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council

Town centres

Completed

November 2019

50

https://www.dudley.gov.uk/peoples-panel 

Gloucestershire

NHS Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group

Specialist Hospital Services Reconfiguration

Completed

January 2020

16

https://citizensjuries.org/371-2-2/

Kingston

Royal Borough of Kingston Upon Thames

Air quality

Completed

November to December 2019

40

https://www.kingston.gov.uk/CitizensAssembly

Leeds

Leeds Climate Commission

Climate Change

Completed

October to November 2019

20

https://www.leedsclimate.org.uk/leeds-climate-change-citizens-jury 

Manchester

University of Manchester and Information Commissioner’s Office

Artificial Intelligence explainability

Completed

February 2019

18

http://www.patientsafety.manchester.ac.uk/research/themes/safety-informatics/citizens-juries/

Oxford

Oxford City Council

Climate change

Completed

September to October 2019

50

https://www.oxford.gov.uk/citizensassembly

Romsey

Test Valley Borough Council

Town centres

Completed

November 2019

50

https://www.romseyfuture.org.uk/citizens-assembly 

Scotland

Scottish Government

The future of Scotland

Completed

Autumn 2019 to Winter 2020

120

https://www.citizensassembly.scot/

Wales

National Assembly for Wales

How people in Wales can shape their future

Completed

July 2019

60

https://devolution20.wales/citizens-assembly

Citizens' Assemblies / Juries in 2018

Location

Commissioner

Topic

Status

Time scale

Number of participants

Further information

England

UK Parliament (Two Select Committees)

Social care

Completed

April to May 2018

47

https://www.involve.org.uk/our-work/our-projects/practice/how-can-we-fin...

Northern Ireland

Civil society

Social Care

Completed

October to November 2018

70

https://citizensassemblyni.org

Citizens' Assemblies / Juries in 2017

Location

Commissioner

Topic

Status

Time Scale

Number of participants

Futher information

UK

Constitution Unit / ESRC

Brexit

Completed

September 2017

50

https://citizensassembly.co.uk/brexit/about/