TALK SHOP - let's talk, let's decide


Imagine a country that draws on the good sense of ordinary people like you and me when making decisions and passing new laws.

TALKSHOP is a new way of discussing and reaching agreement about the issues that really matter to us all - local, national, international. Tricky questions like what should we do about health and social care, or how we should improve British democracy. TALKSHOP is about making sure that everyone has a voice in the matters that concern them - so that democracy works for everyone.

Find out more

Find out how Talk Shop works - how you can contribute to the discussion - hear the points of view of others - and deepen your understanding of the issue - both at home and in larger events. Read more here

Taster Video

Get a feel for our events in this 90 second video or watch the 5 minute report on our Funding Social Care series of events.

How to arrange a larger event

If you can find a room, publicise the event and get the people there - we'll provide everything else. We can also provide a facilitator, or train you to do that too. Here's how

News & Ideas
Our Vision (hello to K-Hub peeps)

This is something I wrote for the wonderful students at Kingston Uni who helped with our social media strategy. (watch… Read More

It’s Our County!

This article by Perry Walker first appeared in The Alternative UK. It is reproduced with their agreement here: Flatpack Democracy… Read More

Chesterfield’s People’s Assembly: But is it legitimate?

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