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After the Scottish referendum, what new opportunities are there for greater democratic engagement for whole of the UK?

Date/Time
Date(s) - 23/02/2015 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location
Committee Rm 10, House of Commons London SW1A 0AA

After the Scottish referendum, what new opportunities are there for greater democratic engagement for whole of the UK?

Humanist groups from across London bring you this special event discussing the future of democracy in the UK.

Despite a sometimes fierce campaign, we have much to learn from the Scottish independence referendum, with its inspiring grassroots involvement and competing visions for a more just society. How can the rest of us in the UK get some of that, and what sort of devolution would actually re-connect us to politics? Panel and audience discussion chaired by Guardian journalist Zoe Williams.

The panel members are Katie Ghose, Chief Executive of Electoral Reform Society; Alex Runswick, Chief Executive of Unlock Democracy; Andrew Copson, Chief Executive of British Humanist Association, and Ian Scott, Acting Chief Executive and Gary McLelland, Policy & Public Affairs Officer of Humanist Society Scotland. Outside their HSS roles, Ian was a Yes and Gary a No supporter.

Picture credit: Wikimedia Foundation

When: 7-9pm, Monday 23 February

Where: Committee Room 10, House of Commons SW1A 0AA

Booking a ticket: This is a free event. Go to: Book Ticket to reserve your place.

Getting there:

Enter by the Cromwell Green Entrance, and allow half an hour to clear security. Make your way to the Committee Corridor. Access to the committee room will be given approx.15 minutes before. No refreshments are allowed, not even bottled water, so please come refreshed! For full access and travel directions go to:http://www.parliament.uk/visiting/access/directions/

Organised by: This is a pan-London event organised by the humanist groups in London: South East, Central, South West, North, West and East London.

February 23rd, 2015 7:00 PM   through   9:00 PM
Committee Rm 10, House of Commons
Houses of Parliament
London, SW1A 0AA
United Kingdom