Is transparency hurting? Maybe more transparency will help…

I’ve posted at the Local Democracy blog about an idea I’m working through with a few friends – encouraging school pupils to take information about their local authority and look at new ways of presenting it. This is intended to help local authorities engage with lots of people rather than the small proportion of the […]

Are voters clever enough to vote?

I’ve written a post over on The Local Democracy Blog offering a quick survey of the debate around voters’ capacity to vote wisely (or not). It asks what ‘wisely’ means and then points to a few articles and books that go some way to answering these questions. I mention it here because I cover issues […]

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