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  • Project Generic7

    Democracy Matters Action Update August 2015

    Parliament will debate major constitutional changes to the UK, but most people are not involved nor even aware of what is happening. We encourage people to take part in the consultation by the Local Government Association and All Party Group and get involved in the …

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  • Project Events

    Democracy Matters Action Update July 2015

    I am delighted at the response to our plans for a national conversation about changes to the British constitution this autumn: please see update, below. This newsletter also has information on campaign training, a note on the Unlock Magna Carta events and a request for …

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  • Project Generic5

    Democracy Matters Action Update June 2015

    Things to look out for in this month’s bulletin: What does the new parliament mean? – event 9 June It’s Magna Carta anniversary – all month What’s wrong with politics? – Join the debate! National Citizenship Education Conference: 30 June Political education on the WEA …

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  • Project Generic1

    Democracy Matters Update Nov 2014 – Vol. 5.8

    This updates includes several opportunities for political education, including Parliament Week, proposals for voter engagement, our Declaration for Democracy, Magna Carta workshops, NHS Citizen, SMK campaign training workshops and more: do pass these on to anyone who can make use of them – and try …

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  • Project Generic5

    Democracy Matters Action Update June 2014

    Members of Democracy Matters are meeting with Stephen Twigg, Shadow Minister for Constitutional Affairs, at 2pm on Wednesday 18th June to present manifesto ideas on political education and the democratic deficit. Read Stephen Twigg’s talk to the Electoral Reform Society for his current thinking. If …

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  • Project Newsletter News

    Democracy Matters Action Update April 2014

    This month’s newsletter includes details of our seminar on 1 May, the Parliamentary Inquiry into why people don’t vote (and how to encourage them), SMK’s inspiring People Power conference on 30 April and other events. Do keep us posted about opportunities to learn how to …

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  • Project Generic4

    Democracy Matters Action Update March 2014

    Last month the misnamed Lobbying Bill (or “Gagging Bill”) became law, despite opposition from a remarkable coalition of over 150 civil society organisations. The Act increases inequality of influence: while newspapers are free to campaign about whatever they want during elections, and in house corporate …

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  • Get Involved

    Democracy Matters Action Update Nov-Dec 2013

    Democracy Matters campaigns for courses in advocacy, campaigning and influencing skills to be as widely available as for business, law or literacy. You can help by spreading the word about the following: Parliament Week is making learning about campaigning accessible The Civil Society Commission on …

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  • Project Generic3

    Democracy Matters Action Update October 2013

    This has been a busy month, fundraising for Democracy Matters, job hunting and organising a seminar series on practical political education – see below. This month also saw the fantastic SMK Campaigner Awards – a great celebration of people’s determination to make the world a …

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  • Project Magna Carta

    Magna Carta Anniversary

    Timescale: Now – June 2015

    Purpose: Organise Democracy Matters’ contribution to the 800th anniversary, in June 2015.

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