Democratic Futures

Democratic Futures
Democratic Futures
Democratic Futures

Democratic Futures

Representative democracy is under pressure, our political sovereignty is in question, and the future is uncertain.

With the results of the Scottish independence and European Union referendums, the status of our democracy is in constant flux.

We are committed to exploring these complex and divisive issues, and to securing a healthy future for our politics.

Above all, we want democratic questions to be at the heart of debates around Britain's future political set-up.

In the run-up to the independence referendum in 2014, we set out a vision of the good Scottish democracy.
We explored ways of making a better EU referendum
As part of a group of academics we ran a Citizens' Assembly pilot project.