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  • Democracy Matters Update July 2017: Vol. 8.5

    Contents: That is the way ahead for communities in London? London Voluntary Sector Forum (LVSF) Learning & teaching about the politics of Brexit Millennial’s Brexit Watch What are your ideas for the Party Conferences? Global Youth Video Competition on Climate Change TalkPolitics campaign for an …

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  • Will party learners promote learning for democracy?

    Democracy Matters has written to party leaders to ask what they will do to make democracy work for everyone. We aim to get their support and follow-up with Ministers, officials and MPs after the election. The letter (below) summarises why learning for democracy matters and …

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  • Help – I haven’t a clue about the EU!

    The EU referendum on 23rd June is a huge decision which could dramatically affect the future of everyone in Britain. A proper debate about the issues is needed for people to make an informed decision. Creating opportunities for informed discussion could also change the political …

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  • World Forum for Democracy

    The World Forum on Democracy will focus on how education can bridge the social divide.  It is organised by the Council of Europe in Strasbourg from 7 – 9 November. Find out more here.  The Forum will analyse the impact of education on democracy and …

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  • From Our Practical Politics Blog

    David Cameron supports practical political education

    David Cameron’s letter to Democracy Matters shows active support for practical political education. He recognises that “we still have some way to go to achieve our objective of ensuring that as many people as possible can be involved in, and influence the decisions that make …

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  • From Our Practical Politics Blog

    SNP seeks to repair UK’s “broken political system”

    SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon replied to Democracy Matters about restoring trust and participation in politics, setting out her commitments to political reform: Being open, accessible and close to all the people Holding Cabinet meetings outside Edinburgh every two months Supporting the power of recall for …

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    Nicola Sturgeon, SNP Leader and First Minister

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  • From Our Practical Politics Blog

    Labour promise votes at 16 and better political education

    Labour leader Ed Miliband responded to Democracy Matters saying “we have to transform who has power in our country, so that people who feel locked out are let back in.”  He wrote that Labour will lower the voting age to 16, improve citizenship and political …

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    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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  • From Our Practical Politics Blog

    Learning for Democracy: our call for political renewal

    We call on all political parties and civic leaders to Make it easier for people to take part in politics Support learning for democracy through practical political education Bring decision-making closer to people so that democratic politics is more accessible, inclusive and better at giving …

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