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The People’s Constitution

 

So here it is, LSE’s “People’s Constitution”. We are enormously proud of it, though we claim credit only as midwives to the efforts of others rather than writers in our own right. For what you see here is truly the work of a “crowd”, a knowledgeable community from all over the United Kingdom who availed of the chance we gave them to knuckle down as […]

Video: Our Constitutional Carnival

Scotland has had its say, now it is the turn of the whole UK – and the LSE has already begun! On 26 June 2014 LSE’s new Saw Swee Hock Student Centre hosted a very special celebration of democracy: ConstitutionUK’s Constitutional Carnival. Featuring special guests including Peter Tatchell, Martin Lewis, and Baroness Joyce Quinn, amongst others, this special one-off event brought […]

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    ConstitutionUK Asks Students In Glasgow About The Equality Of Esteem

ConstitutionUK Asks Students In Glasgow About The Equality Of Esteem

The ConstitutionUK team travelled to Glasgow to ask students at the University of Strathclyde about the value of equality of esteem.  They discuss the meaning and implications of everyone in the UK being able to claim the same entitlements. Have your say about the equality of esteem and the other values that underpin ConstitutionUK at our Constitutional Carnival on Thursday 26 June 2014.

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    ConstitutionUK Asks Young Mothers About The Guarantee Of Human Security

ConstitutionUK Asks Young Mothers About The Guarantee Of Human Security

 

The ConstitutionUK team travelled to Derby to ask young mothers about the importance of human security. They discuss what the state must do to guarantee a decent life for the people who live in it. Have your say about the guarantee of human security and the other values that underpin ConstitutionUK at our Constitutional Carnival on Thursday 26 June 2014.

Video: Crowdsourcing a New UK Constitution

We’re happy to announce that the video podcast of our launch event is now available. It features the lively discussion from 8 October 2013 with coverage of the audience’s votes and conversations between the audience, the panel and the chair. The event concluded with a final vote: “Should the UK Have a Written Constitution?”.

Post-Event Roundup: Crowdsourcing a New UK Constitution

  One week ago, on Tuesday 8 October 2013, we hosted our first ConstitutionUK event, “Crowdsourcing a New UK Constitution“. It was a great success and we’d like to take the chance to thank everyone who managed to come along and everyone else who participated online via Twitter and our website in the run-up to the event.