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- Citizen (Autumn 2011)
Featuring articles on House of Lords reform, electoral reform and challenging corporate and media power.
- Citizen Magazine (Autumn 2010)
In this issue: Take Back Parliament The Coalition Agreement: Where Do We Go From Here? Radical Bottom Up Democracy: The Sustainable Communities Act Vote Match Report With ideas about how you can take action to promote democracy.
- Citizen Extra Election Manifesto 2010
The upcoming general election will be the most important election in years. After years of scandals, ranging from ‘cash for honours’ through to the recent expenses crisis, party politics has never been held in greater disrepute. All party leaders now say they accept that we can’t go on like this, but which parties are offering real change, rather than just the illusion of it?
- Citizen (Spring 2009)
In this issue: A C Grayling on the need for a written constitution. Lewis Baston on the case for electoral reform as a means of fighting the far right. Mark Serwotka on the trade union case for electoral reform. Steve Hewitt on the experience of minority government in Canada. Matthew Oliver on Unlock Democracy’s Stamp Out Voting Fraud campaign. Richard Corbett MEP on why the European elections matter. With additional comments by Caroline Strafford, Francesca Klug, Michael Calderbank, Dr Stuart Wilks-Heeg, Lord Wallace of Tankerness, Douglas Bain and Necla Acik-Toprak.
- Citizen (Autumn 2008)
In this issue: An interview with Nick Herbert MP Key issues in devolution with Alan Trench, John Biggs and Kevin Hanratty Police accountability and democratisation – the debate, with Brian Paddick, Fiona Murphy, Gavin Lockhart and Tony McNulty Constraining Government: why is it important for the constitution to be written down? Taking the initiative Plus, campaign updates, membership pages and details of our Party Conference events.
- Citizen (Spring 2008)
With Michael Wills MP, Eleanor Laing MP, Vince Cable MP, Simon Woolley, Billy Bragg and moreâ€¦ Featured articles: What Brings Us Together – Michael Wills MP Scotland Needs a Citizen™ Convention – Terry Myers Electoral Reform: What about the People? – James Graham Robin Cook and Constitutional Reform – Greg Power A Chance for Real Change? – Alexandra Runswick The Sustainable Communities Act – Ron Bailey An End to Privileged Access – Tamasin Cave Members™ Pages – Samir Afhim and Peter Davidson
- Citizen (Autumn 2007)
The Great British Governance Debate. Featuring: The Archbishop of Wales, Professor Vernon Bogdanor, Douglas Carswell MP, Simon Davies, Zac Goldsmith, Michael McMahon MSP, Sir Geoffrey Palmer, James Plaskitt MP, Polly Toynbee and Paul Tyler. Plus: Deepening the Conversation: Alexandra Runswick explores how governments should involve the public in constitutional change. The Forgotten Reform? Simon Maine discusses the prospects of electoral reform in the UK. Rebalancing Democracy: James Graham argues for more people in the British political system. Information about the Citizens Convention Bill.
- Citizen Extra (Citizens Convention Bill, July 2007)
Gordon Brown's review of Britain's constitution could pave the way for meaningful democratic renewal in the UK. We need to make sure it doesn't end up as just another consultation exercise. It's time for a Citizens' Convention to make democracy work for all of us!
- Citizen Extra Sustainable Communities Bill
Published in 2006. This issue focuses on the Sustainable Communities Bill.
- Citizen Extra – War Powers
Published in 2006. A special issue focusing on the government’s powers to declare war, and Charter 88′s Bill which would give Parliament a say.