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The Governance of Britain Green Paper and Citizens' Assemblies

Published Wednesday, November 25, 2009

This paper sets out the proposals for citizen engagement in constitutional reform made by the Government in the Governance of Britain Green Paper and subsequent announcements.

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This note sets out the proposals for citizen engagement in constitutional reform made by the Government in the Governance of Britain Green Paper and subsequent announcements. It considers proposals made for a Citizens’ Convention in Private Members’ Bills, including those made in the Citizens’ Convention (Accountability and Ethics) Bill [Bill 106] 2008-09.

This note is no longer being updated. For more up-to-date information on constitutional conventions and citizens’ assemblies, see the forthcoming Library briefing paper Constitutional conventions and citizens’ assemblies: power to the people.

Commons Briefing papers SN04482

Author: Previn Desai

Topic: Constitution

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