Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland Democracy, devolution and governance

Disconnected Communities: could direct democracy be the path to a more representative form of politics?


Across Europe there has been a rise in the number of people who feel excluded from mainstream political decision-making. With this in mind, we explore ‘direct democracy’ and question whether this could be a tool for local authorities to build more representative, trusted and cohesive models of governance.

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