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.
  3. Meet the standards set out here.

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

Please note we are currently reviewing what data is tracked on this page and will be updating it again in Spring 2022.

Citizens' Assemblies / Juries in 2021

LOCATION

COMMISSIONER

TOPIC

STATUS

TIME SCALE

NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS

Assembly or Jury 

FURTHER INFORMATION

BLAENAU GWENT

Blaenau Gwent Climate Mitigation Steering Group

Climate change

Completed

March 2021

50

Citizens’ Assembly

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

BRISTOL

Bristol City Council & Bristol One City

Covid recovery

Completed

January to March 2021

60

Citizens’ Assembly

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

COPELAND

Copeland Borough Council

Climate change

Completed

July to September 2021

30

Citizens’ Jury

https://www.copeland.gov.uk/copeland-peoples-panel-climate-change

DEVON

Devon Climate Emergency

Climate change

Completed

June to July 2021

70

Citizens’ Assembly

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

GLASGOW

Glasgow City Council

Climate change

Completed

August 2021

55

Citizens’ Assembly

https://www.glasgow.gov.uk/cop26citizensassembly

JERSEY

Government of Jersey

Assisted Dying

Completed

March to May 2021

23

Citizens’ Jury

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

JERSEY

Government of Jersey

Climate Change

Completed

March to May 2021

45

Citizens’ Assembly

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

LAMBETH

London Borough of Lambeth

Climate change

Completed

May to July 2021

50

Citizens’ Assembly

https://beta.lambeth.gov.uk/lambeths-citizens-assembly-climate-crisis

NEWHAM

London Borough of Newham

Standing 1) Greening the borough

Continual

July 2021 - 

50

Citizens’ Assembly

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

NORTH OF TYNE

North of Tyne Combined Authority

Climate Change

Completed

February to March 2021

50

Citizens’ Assembly

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

Citizens’ Assembly

https://www.climateassembly.sco

WARWICK

Warwick District Council

Climate change

Completed

December 2020 to February 2021

30

Citizens’ Jury 

https://www.warwickdc.gov.uk/info/20468/climate_change/1636/warwick_dist...

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/