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    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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    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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    IDS Workshop

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    Developing Democracy Through Citizens’ Policy Forums

    Titus Alexander
    Convener, Democracy Matters

    A Parliament for Health could develop a model for “Citizens’ Policy Forums” to improve democratic government by strengthening public participation and connecting civil society with the political process in new ways, using interactive meetings, the internet and imaginative forms of active participation, round the issues people care about. They would be a form of practical political education, through which people learn how to contribute their experience and expertise about health to the policy-making process.

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  • From Our Practical Politics Blog

    How would a Parliament for Health work?

    The Francis Report shows the tragic consequences when patients and carers do not have a voice and are not heard. Improving systems, management and inspection is part of the answer. But this does not address the lack of democratic accountability and scrutiny in health matters. …

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  • From Our Practical Politics Blog

    We need a Parliament for Health

    We need to look at how our democracy deals with health issues in response to the Francis Report into the terrible failures of care at Mid-Staffordshire Hospital. This blog looks are why we need a ‘Parliament for Health’; the next blog looks at what it …

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  • From Our Practical Politics Blog

    Why we need a national Forum for Britain in the World

    A national “Forum for Britain in the World” could give everyone a say in the debate about the future of Europe, so that we the people can say what kind of Europe we want as the negotiations develop, not just in a referendum after everything …

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    Agenda for Democracy 2013

    After 1913 the world changed dramatically. Europe’s rulers went to war, hundreds of millions were slaughtered, empires were broken up, new global powers rose, women won the vote in Britain. Bit by bit people created a new economy, news systems of social security and new …

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    Campaign Roadshow Report 2009

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    The politics of income distribution

    Countries make a choice about how national income is shared between different groups and the next election will be about which party offers the ‘squeezed middle’ and bottom 50% most hope that their living standards can improve. These are the central messages I got from …

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