This year is the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta. Following the independence referendum in Scotland, calls for a constitutional convention are widespread and growing. The Oxford University Politics Blog, together with OurKingdom, IPPR and the Department of Politics at the University of Southampton, are hosting the Great Charter Convention – an open, public debate on where arbitrary power lies in the UK today and how we should contest and contain it. What would a new Magna Carta say, and what could a new constitutional settlement for Britain look like?
Democracy for our Digital Future (Part III): The public realm, parties and the future of campaigning
Democracy for our Digital Future (Part II): The battle for privacy, citizenship and a new digital commons
Democracy for our Digital Future (Part I): Seven reasons why ‘We, the People’ should take charge of constitutional change