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Under-18s will get the
opportunity to make their voices heard in a Hansard Society online debate - Whistle
while you work? How do you rate your job prospects?
The forum will run from June 12
to June 30, 2006 at www.HeadsUp.org.uk ...
Student-run Production Company
brings novel twist to young people's politics
Rt Hon Michael Howard QC MP, the former leader of the Conservative Party, is the
star of the first ‘Politik' event taking place on Tuesday June 6 in Parliament.
The event is organised by ...
The Hansard Society has been
nominated as Think Tank of the Year in the prestigious Public Affairs
News Awards 2006.
Selected by a high profile panel
of journalists, campaigners, parliamentarians, and business leaders, the
Hansard Society is one of only three organisations up ...
Under-18s made their voices
heard in a Hansard Society online debate - Green for Go? Is public
transport up to 21st Century challenges?
The forum ran from April 24 to
May 12, 2006 at www.headsup.org.uk
Over a three week ...
The Liberal Democrats have won
the 2006 Y Vote Mock Local Elections , gaining 30% of the votes of the
young people who took part. The Labour Party and The Green Party were tied in second
place with a quarter of the votes each.
Speaking today at a Hansard
Society meeting on Democratic Renewal, Lord Falconer of Thoroton, Secretary of
State for Constitutional Affairs and Lord Chancellor said:
"Let me make this Government's
"First, we will not leave the
European Convention on Human Rights and we will not ...
Hansard Society study explores
the borders between the political and the popular
How the Other Half Votes - a new publication from the Hansard
Society - examines Big Brother viewers' attitudes to politics,
politicians and the 2005 general election and ...
Debate, not proscription,
sustain the principles of democracy
The proposed introduction of
‘values of Britishness' into the citizenship curriculum raises questions about
how best to teach theory and practice of democratic values in order to give
people of all ages the necessary skills and knowledge ...
Hansard Society Democracy
Series opens up the debate
The jury decision on Zacarias
Moussaoui and his role in the 9/11 attacks highlights the radicalisation of
young Muslims in the UK.
A timely new pamphlet from the Hansard Society - ...