NEW DATE: The Independent Commission on Referendums: who, what, why and how, Cardiff Seminar
20 April 2018, 11:00 am–1:00 pm
Media Briefing Room, Senedd, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff CF10 4PZ
The event is now due to take place on 20 April 2018.
In October the Constitution Unit launched an Independent Commission on Referendums, to review the role of referendums in British democracy and consider how their rules and practice could be improved. The Commission is meeting monthly, and intends to report in the summer of 2018. At this seminar the chair and members of the Commission will discuss their task, how they are setting about it, and the input they need from other experts and the public to ensure the Commission draws on the widest possible evidence base. They will make particular reference to recent Welsh experience of referendums.
We regret that Dame Cheryl Gillan has had to withdraw from taking part in this seminar
Sir Joe Pilling, Chair of the
Dr Alan Renwick, Research Director for the Commission
Professor Laura McAllister, Professor of Public Policy at Cardiff University's Wales Governance Centre
Chair: Professor Roger Awan-Scully, Professor of Political Science at Cardiff University