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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.

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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

Public prefer Single Market membership to no Brexit deal

by Admin | October 25, 2017 | Brexit Press Release
Statement from UK in a Changing Europe, for immediate release: 25thOctober 2017. citizensassembly.co.uk/Brexit Alan Renwick and other members of the project team are available for interview. Contact Ben Miller (07811 288477) or Josiah Mortimer (07717 211630). Photos are available on request from josiah.mortimer@electoral-reform.org.uk The public would rather remain in the...
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Citizens’ Assembly finds UK voters want soft Brexit

by Admin | October 2, 2017 | Brexit Press Release
Statement from UK in a Changing Europe, for immediate release: 1st October 2017. citizensassembly.co.uk/Brexit Alan Renwick and other members of the project team are available for interview. Contact Ben Miller (07811 288477) or Josiah Mortimer (07717 211630). Photos are available on request from mortimer@electoral-reform.org.uk A representative body of UK citizens...
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Press release: Citizens’ Assembly to vote on trade and immigration policy for UK after Brexit

by Admin | September 28, 2017 | Brexit Press Release
For immediate release: Wednesday 27 September  A randomly selected group of citizens from across the UK will vote this weekend on preferences for the UK’s trade and immigration policy after Brexit – including whether we should remain members of the Single Market, seek a bespoke trade deal, or go it...
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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. www.citizensassembly.co.uk/Brexit For more information on the project see: citizensassembly.co.uk/Brexit. Dr Alan Renwick, Director of the project at UCL, is available for interview – contact a.renwick@ucl.ac.uk 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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Brexit Assembly Blog

The Citizens’ Assembly on Brexit: how did it work?

by Admin | October 3, 2017 | Brexit Blog
Yesterday saw the finale of the Citizens’ Assembly on Brexit (CAB) and the announcement of its results. By its end, fifty members of the public – broadly representative of the UK population in terms of age, sex, ethnicity, social class, where they lived, and how they voted in last year’s...
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Citizens’ Assembly on Brexit: results and initial reflections

by Dr Alan Renwick | October 2, 2017 | Brexit Blog
The Citizens’ Assembly on Brexit reached its climax yesterday. After two weekends of intense deliberation, the members voted on a range of options for the form they want Brexit to take in relation to trade and immigration. Their conclusions will surprise some, and they deserve detailed attention from politicians...
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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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