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Report of the Citizens' Assembly on Democracy in the UK, 28 April 2022

In this seminar, the key conclusions were presented and discussed with leading experts and some of the Assembly’s members.

  • Panel: Professor Alan Renwick, Deputy Director of the Constitution Unit and Project Lead; Kaela Scott, Director of Innovation and Practice at Involve and Design and Facilitation Lead for the Citizens’ Assembly on Democracy in the UK; Professor Catherine Barnard, Professor of European Union and Labour Law, University of Cambridge; Frances Foley, Deputy Director of Compass; Members from the Citizens’ Assembly
  • Chair: Professor Meg Russell, Director of the Constitution Unit

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What Kind of Democracy Do People Want?, 10 February 2022

The Unit held a seminar to discuss the newly published findings our major survey of attitudes to democracy in the UK, originally fielded in July 2021. 

  • Panel: Professor Alan Renwick, Deputy Director of the Constitution Unit; Paula Surridge, Deputy Director of UK in a Changing Europe; James Johnson, founder of J.L. Partners 
  • Chair: Professor Meg Russell, Director of the Constitution Unit

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Attitudes to Democracy in the UK Today, 25 February 2021

To mark the formal beginning of the Democrcay in the UK after Brexit project, the Unit hosted a launch seminar, exploring what we do and do not already know about attitudes to democracy in the UK, on 25 February 2021. 

  • Panel: Professor Jane Green, University of Oxford; Deborah Mattinson, Co-founder of Britain Thinks; Professor Claudia Landwehr, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
  • Chair: Dr Alan Renwick, Deputy Director of the Constitution Unit

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Mentions in the media and elsewhere

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Podcasts

  • Meg Russell joined the Brexit and Beyond podcast in January 2022 to discuss trust in politicians, public views on democracy, and general challenges around political leadership. Available here
  • Alan Renwick and Meg Russell joined a discussion on ideas of democracy for an episode of the 'UCL Uncovering Politics' podcast in March 2021. Available here

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