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Our expert research team is equipped with the latest research and information to respond to enquiries about deliberative forms of democracy in Britain.

Through its broad network and Advisory Panel, the assemblies project is plugged into these debates and development and can support media research.

By running these assemblies and sharing our findings with the media, our research team is exploring new and better ways to amplify the voice of the people.

Press Releases

Citizens’ Assembly on Brexit to put voters’ voices into EU negotiations

by Admin | September 5, 2017 | Brexit Press Release
Statement from UK in a Changing Europe, for immediate release: 5 September 2017. For more information on the project see: Dr Alan Renwick, Director of the project at UCL, is available for interview – contact or 02076794979. There will be limited places for journalists to attend the...
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The Citizens’ Assembly on Brexit: Public to debate UK’s exit terms

by Admin | July 12, 2017 | Brexit Press Release
ESRC-funded project receives backing from figures across spectrum – from Remain’s Chuka Umunna and Will Straw to Leave’s Bernard Jenkins and Suzanne Evans. Statement from UCL’s Constitution Unit, the University of Westminster’s Centre for the Study of Democracy, the University of Southampton, Involve, and the Electoral Reform Society For...
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In the Media

Citizens’ Assembly on Brexit: reflections on the first weekend

by Dr Alan Renwick | September 11, 2017 | Brexit Blog
The Citizens’ Assembly on Brexit has just completed its first weekend of deliberations. As an earlier post explained, the Assembly is a gathering of people from across the UK who have been randomly selected to reflect the make-up of the electorate. They are meeting over two weekends to learn about options for the...
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Where do the public fit into Brexit?

by Dr Alan Renwick | September 5, 2017 | Brexit Blog
From Labour announcing that they will back single market membership, at least for a transition period, to the Conservatives setting out key negotiating positions, we are beginning to get a picture of what post-Brexit Britain might look like. The only question is: where do the public fit into this?...
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A citizens’ assembly could help settle the big Brexit questions

by Dr Alan Renwick | August 31, 2017 | Brexit Blog
Dr Alan Renwick Against all expectations, Brexit barely featured in the general election campaign. Instead we had (understandably) big rows over social care, health, education and security. While these are all vital debates, it means the details of how we leave the EU are now being left in the...
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